Garden City Elementary School

2814 Dunn Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32218
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Garden City Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garden City Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Garden City Elementary School's student population of 338 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Garden City Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1767 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
36%
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Black
77%
21%
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White
13%
36%
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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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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Garden City Elementary School's ranking?
Garden City Elementary School is ranked #1767 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Garden City Elementary School often compared to?
Garden City Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Biscayne Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Garden City Elementary School?
338 students attend Garden City Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Garden City Elementary School students are Black, 13% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Garden City Elementary School?
Garden City Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Garden City Elementary School offer ?
Garden City Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Garden City Elementary School part of?
Garden City Elementary School is part of Duval School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - Schools and District Offices closed
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of school
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
First day of school
August 12, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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