Garnett Elementary School

305 North Oak,

Garnett, KS, 66032-0328

Tel: (785)448-3177
Grades: 2-6

288 students

Garnett Elementary School serves 288 students in grades 2-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Garnett Elementary School operates within the Garnett School District.

Overview

The student population of 288 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-6
Total Students 288 students
Garnett Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade Garnett Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Garnett Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Garnett Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Garnett Elementary School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
1%
16%
Garnett Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Garnett Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
94%
68%
Garnett Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Garnett Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Garnett 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.
0.12 0.51
Garnett 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.
38%
38%
Garnett Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
18%
10%
Garnett Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,097 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Garnett School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,097 543
Garnett School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $7 MM
Garnett School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $7 MM
Garnett School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,072 $12,944
Garnett School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,288 $12,499
Garnett School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Anderson County Jr/sr High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Central Heights High School (12.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irving Primary (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Garnett Irving Primary
    212 South Pine
    Garnett , KS , 66032
    (785)448-5434
    0.4  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Garnett Anderson County Jr/sr High School
    1100 West Hwy 31
    Garnett , KS , 66032
    (785)448-3115
    0.9  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Welda Mont Ida Elementary School
    22077 Nw Broomal St
    Welda , KS , 66091
    (785)489-2518
    8.4  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Greeley Greeley Elementary School
    101 South Mary
    Greeley , KS , 66033
    (785)867-3460
    8.5  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Richmond Central Heights High School
    3521 Ellis Rd
    Richmond , KS , 66080
    (785)869-3455
    12.5  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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