Garner Elementary School

Garner Elementary School serves 497 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Garner Elementary School operates within the Garner-hayfield Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 497 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 497 students
Garner Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Garner Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Garner Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Garner Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Garner Elementary School Asian (1992-2007)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Garner Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Garner Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
92%
81%
Garner Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Garner Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Garner Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.21
Garner Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
25%
33%
Garner 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.
6%
7%
Garner Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 901 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Garner-hayfield Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 901 666
Garner-hayfield Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $7 MM
Garner-hayfield Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $7 MM
Garner-hayfield Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,256 $11,087
Garner-hayfield Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,394 $10,614
Garner-hayfield Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Garner-hayfield High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Garner-hayfield Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ventura Elementary School (6.9 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Iowa public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.21, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Iowa is Des Moines Independent Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.