Lingerfeldt Elementary School

Lingerfeldt Elementary School serves 529 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lingerfeldt Elementary School operates within the Gaston County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 529 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 529 students
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Lingerfeldt Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lingerfeldt Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Lingerfeldt Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Lingerfeldt Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
14%
13%
Lingerfeldt Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
46%
27%
Lingerfeldt Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
34%
52%
Lingerfeldt Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.66 0.44
Lingerfeldt 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.
5%
45%
Lingerfeldt 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.
74%
8%
Lingerfeldt Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,547 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 32,547 1,682
Gaston County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $276 MM $19 MM
Gaston County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $296 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,396 $11,105
Gaston County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,010 $10,880
Gaston County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hunter Huss High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Southwest Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Ridge Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gastonia Hunter Huss High School
    1518 Edgefield Ave
    Gastonia , NC 28052
    (704)866-6610
    0.8  mi  |  986  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Gastonia Pleasant Ridge Elementary School
    937 South Miller St
    Gastonia , NC 28052
    (704)866-6096
    1  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gastonia Southwest Middle School
    1 Rdrunner Dr
    Gastonia , NC 28052
    (704)866-6290
    1  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gastonia York Chester Middle School
    601 South Clay St
    Gastonia , NC 28052
    (704)866-6297
    1.1  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gastonia Hershal H Beam Elementary School
    200 Davis Park Rd
    Gastonia , NC 28052
    (704)866-6618
    1.3  mi  |  622  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Gastonia, NC 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 0.51, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Gastonia is Gardner Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.