Garden City Middle School

98 Cherry Valley Ave,

Garden City, NY, 11530-0216

Tel: (516)478-3000
Grades: 6-8

1,007 students

Garden City Middle School serves 1,007 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Garden City Middle School operates within the Garden City Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 1007 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,007 students
Garden City Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Garden City Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Garden City Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Garden City Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
8%
Garden City Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
1%
23%
Garden City Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Garden City Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
94%
48%
Garden City Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Garden City Middle School Sch Ethnicity Garden City Middle 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 0.68
Garden City Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
n/a 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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,038 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Garden City Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,038 1,136
Garden City Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $29 MM
Garden City Union Free   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $88 MM $29 MM
Garden City Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,636 $21,692
Garden City Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,066 $21,514
Garden City Union Free   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Garden City High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mineola Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stratford Avenue School (1.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Garden City Garden City High School
    170 Rockaway Ave
    Garden City , NY , 11530
    (516)478-2000
    0.7  mi  |  1186  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Garden City Nassau Boces
    Special Education School
    71 Clinton Rd
    Garden City , NY , 11530
    (516)396-2200
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Garden City Stratford Avenue School
    97 Stratford Ave
    Garden City , NY , 11530
    (516)478-1500
    1.2  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Garden City Stewart School
    501 Stewart Ave
    Garden City , NY , 11530
    (516)478-1400
    1.2  mi  |  623  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Mineola Mineola Middle School
    200 Emory Rd
    Mineola , NY , 11501
    (516)237-2500
    1.2  mi  |  596  students  |  Gr.  5-7

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