Garden City Elementary School

Garden City Elementary School serves 1,030 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Garden City Elementary School operates within the M S D Wayne Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 1030 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 1,030 students
Garden City Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Garden City Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Garden City Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Garden City Elementary School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
44%
9%
Garden City Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
21%
13%
Garden City Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
27%
71%
Garden City Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.69 0.25
Garden City Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
79%
41%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
8%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,585 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name M S D Wayne Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 17,585 1,613
M S D Wayne Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $213 MM $21 MM
M S D Wayne Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $194 MM $18 MM
M S D Wayne Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,850 $13,002
M S D Wayne Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,626 $11,056
M S D Wayne Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ben Davis University High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Speedway Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rhoades Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Indianapolis Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rhoades Elementary School
    502 South Auburn St
    Indianapolis , IN , 46241
    (317)241-4488
    0.4  mi  |  890  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Speedway Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Speedway Junior High School
    5151 West 14th St
    Speedway , IN , 46224
    (317)244-3359
    1.4  mi  |  204  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Speedway Carl G Fisher Elementary School 1
    5151 West 14th St
    Speedway , IN , 46224
    (317)241-6543
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Indianapolis Maplewood Elementary School
    1643 Dunlap Ave
    Indianapolis , IN , 46241
    (317)243-6733
    1.4  mi  |  659  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Indianapolis Stephen Collins Foster School 67
    653 North Somerset
    Indianapolis , IN , 46222
    (317)226-4267
    1.4  mi  |  751  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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