Garden City Elementary School

Garden City Elementary School serves 938 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% 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 938 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 938 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
Hispanic
55%
10%
Black
18%
13%
White
24%
71%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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.
0.61 0.26
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.
85%
42%
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 17,051 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name M S D Wayne Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
3
Number of Students Managed 17,051 1,469
District Total Revenue $213 MM $21 MM
District Spending $194 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,850 $13,002
District Spending / Student $12,626 $11,056
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 | 843 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • IndianapolisStephen Collins Foster School 67
    653 North Somerset
    IndianapolisIN 46222
    (317)226-4267
    1.4 mi | 772 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • IndianapolisCarl G Fisher Elementary School 1
    5151 West 14th St
    IndianapolisIN 46224
    (317)241-6543
    1.4 mi | 181 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • IndianapolisHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Speedway Junior High School
    5151 West 14th St
    IndianapolisIN 46224
    (317)244-3359
    1.4 mi | 234 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • IndianapolisMaplewood Elementary School
    1643 Dunlap Ave
    IndianapolisIN 46241
    (317)243-6733
    1.4 mi | 718 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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