2814 Dunn Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32218
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Garden City Elementary School serves 430 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garden City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Garden City Elementary School's student population of 430 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Date
Last Day of School (Fourth, Nine-Week Period Ends)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Garden City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garden City Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1885 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
77%
22%
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White
11%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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