Garden City Elementary School

Garden City Elementary School serves 756 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Garden City Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

Overview

The student population of 756 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 756 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
25%
13%
Black
50%
37%
White
20%
44%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.40
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
52%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,073 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,593 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,692 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
5
Number of Students Managed 41,073 3,197
District Total Revenue $394 MM $34 MM
District Spending $364 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,593 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,692 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Groves High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mercer Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodville-tompkins Technical And Career High School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SavannahGroves High School
    Magnet School
    100 Priscilla Thomas Way
    SavannahGA 31408
    (912)395-2520
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 831 students                      
  • SavannahMercer Middle School
    201 Rommel Ave
    SavannahGA 31408
    (912)395-6700
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 604 students                      
  • SavannahWoodville-tompkins Technical And Career High School
    151 Coach Joe Turner St
    SavannahGA 31408
    (912)395-6750
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-10 | 227 students                      
  • SavannahWoodville-tompkins Technical & Career Institute High School
    Vocational School
    151 Coach Joe Turner St
    SavannahGA 31408
    (912)965-6750
    Vocational School

    1.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • SavannahSavannah Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    191 Carl Griffin Dr
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)652-3879
    Alternative School

    1.9 mi | Gr. 8-10 | 9 students                      

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