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
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
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
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
44%
9%
Black
21%
13%
White
27%
71%
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 (1988-2013)
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 (1988-2013)
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%

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
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: 2013 (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
  • IndianapolisHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rhoades Elementary School
    502 South Auburn St
    IndianapolisIN 46241
    (317)241-4488
    0.4 mi | 890 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • SpeedwayHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Speedway Junior High School
    5151 West 14th St
    SpeedwayIN 46224
    (317)244-3359
    1.4 mi | 204 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • SpeedwayCarl G Fisher Elementary School 1
    5151 West 14th St
    SpeedwayIN 46224
    (317)241-6543
    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • IndianapolisMaplewood Elementary School
    1643 Dunlap Ave
    IndianapolisIN 46241
    (317)243-6733
    1.4 mi | 659 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • IndianapolisStephen Collins Foster School 67
    653 North Somerset
    IndianapolisIN 46222
    (317)226-4267
    1.4 mi | 751 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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