Gant Elementary School

Gant Elementary School serves 647 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Gant Elementary School operates within the Long Beach Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 647 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 647 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade Gant Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 22:1
Asian
11%
11%
Hispanic
21%
52%
Black
6%
7%
White
56%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Gant Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Gant 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.
0.63 0.42
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
10%
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.
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Gant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 83,897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Long Beach Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
91
4
Number of Students Managed 83,897 1,671
Long Beach Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $907 MM $19 MM
Long Beach Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $872 MM $18 MM
Long Beach Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,361 $11,099
Long Beach Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,969 $10,975
Long Beach Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Millikan High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stanford Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prisk Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Long BeachStanford Middle School
    5871 East Los Arcos St
    Long BeachCA 90815
    (562)594-9793
    0.7 mi | 1316 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Long BeachPrisk Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2375 Fanwood Ave
    Long BeachCA 90815
    (562)598-9601
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 611 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Long BeachBixby Elementary School
    5251 East Stearns St
    Long BeachCA 90815
    (562)498-3794
    0.8 mi | 576 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Long BeachHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hill Classical Middle School
    Magnet School
    1100 Iroquois Ave
    Long BeachCA 90815
    (562)598-7611
    Magnet School

    1 mi | 997 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Long BeachTincher Preparatory
    Magnet School
    1701 Petaluma Ave
    Long BeachCA 90815
    (562)493-2636
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 1107 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Did You Know?
Long Beach, CA 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 0.50, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Long Beach is Los Cerritos Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.