Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School

Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School serves 528 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

The student population of 528 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 528 students
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
9%
4%
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
22%
15%
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
27%
31%
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
37%
47%
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.74 0.52
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
39%
39%
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Christina School District's student population of 16,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,104 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,118 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,326 970
Christina   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $8 MM
Christina   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $274 MM $9 MM
Christina   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,104 $7,010
Christina   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,118 $7,367
Christina   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Christiana High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jones (albert H.) Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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