Gibbs Elementary School

1320 Gibbs Ave Ne

Canton, OH 44705-1128

Tel: (330)456-1521
Grades: PK-6

329 students

Gibbs Elementary School serves 329 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Gibbs Elementary School operates within the Canton City School District.

Overview

The student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 329 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Students by Grade Gibbs Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Gibbs Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
55%
17%
White
27%
73%
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.
0.60 0.22
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.
90%
37%
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.
2%
6%
Gibbs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,811 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Canton City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 10,811 1,089
Canton City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $136 MM $12 MM
Canton City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $124 MM $11 MM
Canton City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,998 $10,997
Canton City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,792 $10,473
Canton City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brighten Heights Charter School Of Canton (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hartford Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Kindergarten (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CantonEarly Childhood Kindergarten
    1350 Cherry Ave Ne
    CantonOH 44714
    (330)580-3008
    0.3 mi | 8 students | Gr. PK                      
  • CantonBrighten Heights Charter School Of Canton
    Charter School
    1100 Cleveland Ave Nw
    CantonOH 44702
    (330)456-4490
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 128 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CantonBelle Stone Elementary School
    2100 Rowland Ave Ne
    CantonOH 44714
    (330)452-6521
    0.8 mi | 331 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • CantonBarbara F Schreiber Elementary School
    1503 Woodland Ave Nw
    CantonOH 44703
    (330)452-1672
    0.9 mi | 390 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • CantonCanton Arts Academy @ Summit
    1100 10th St Nw
    CantonOH 44703
    (330)452-6537
    1.1 mi | 194 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Did You Know?
Canton, OH 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 0.17, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Canton is Belle Stone Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.