Gardner Park Elementary School

Gardner Park Elementary School serves 625 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Gardner Park Elementary School operates within the Gaston County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 625 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 625 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
28%
14%
Black
27%
27%
White
39%
52%
Two or more races
4%
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.
0.70 0.45
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.
66%
47%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 32,641 1,330
District Total Revenue $276 MM $19 MM
District Spending $296 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,396 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,010 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ashbrook High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grier Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sherwood Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GastoniaAshbrook High School
    2222 South New Hope Rd
    GastoniaNC 28054
    (704)866-6600
    0.8 mi | 1438 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • GastoniaSherwood Elementary School
    1744 Dixon Rd
    GastoniaNC 28054
    (704)866-6609
    1.2 mi | 640 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GastoniaGrier Middle School
    1622 East Garrison Blvd
    GastoniaNC 28054
    (704)866-6086
    1.2 mi | 721 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LowellHolbrook Middle School
    418 South Church St
    LowellNC 28098
    (704)824-2381
    1.9 mi | 759 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GastoniaWarlick Academy
    Alternative School
    1316 Spencer Mountain Rd
    GastoniaNC 28054
    (704)824-3012
    Alternative School

    2.1 mi | 109 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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