Gainesboro Elementary School

Gainesboro Elementary School serves 513 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Gainesboro Elementary School operates within the Frederick County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 513 students
Gainesboro Elementary School Total Students (1993-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Gainesboro Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade Gainesboro 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 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Gainesboro Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Gainesboro Elementary School Asian (1993-1996)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Gainesboro Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
1%
25%
Gainesboro Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
93%
53%
Gainesboro Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gainesboro Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Gainesboro 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.
0.13 0.84
Gainesboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
26%
32%
Gainesboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Gainesboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,493 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Frederick County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
6
Number of Students Managed 13,493 3,926
Frederick County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $153 MM n/a
Frederick County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $160 MM n/a
Frederick County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,719 $0
Frederick County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,260 $0
Frederick County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is James Wood High School (5.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Frederick County Middle School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Hollow Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Winchester Indian Hollow Elementary School
    1548 North Hayfield Rd
    Winchester , VA , 22603
    (540)877-2283
    2.8  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Winchester James Wood High School
    161 Apple Pie Ridge Rd
    Winchester , VA , 22603
    (540)667-5226
    5.4  mi  |  1304  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Winchester Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School
    349 Apple Pie Ridge Rd
    Winchester , VA , 22603
    (540)662-4781
    5.5  mi  |  511  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Winchester Frederick County Middle School
    441 Linden Dr
    Winchester , VA , 22601
    (540)667-4233
    6.1  mi  |  692  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Winchester James Wood Middle School
    1313 Amherst St
    Winchester , VA , 22601
    (540)667-7500
    6.5  mi  |  853  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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