Garner Elementary School

Garner Elementary School serves 530 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 20%.
Garner Elementary School operates within the Garner-hayfield Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 530 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 530 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
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
Hispanic
4%
9%
Black
1%
5%
White
92%
80%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.15 0.21
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.
22%
34%
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 1,044 students has grown by 24% over five years.
School District Name Garner-hayfield Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,044 678
District Total Revenue $9 MM $7 MM
District Spending $8 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,256 $11,087
District Spending / Student $9,394 $10,614
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GarnerGarner-hayfield Middle School
    1080 Division St
    GarnerIA 50438
    (641)923-2809
    0 mi | 145 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • GarnerGarner-hayfield High School
    605 Lyon
    GarnerIA 50438
    (641)923-2632
    0.3 mi | 369 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • VenturaVentura Elementary School
    300 South Main St
    VenturaIA 50482
    (641)829-4482
    6.9 mi | 109 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • VenturaVentura Junior Senior High School
    110 South Main St
    VenturaIA 50482
    (641)829-4484
    7 mi | 178 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • VenturaVentura Middle School
    110 South Main St
    VenturaIA 50482
    (641)829-4484
    7 mi | 171 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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