Garden City Elementary School

  • Garden City Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garden City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Garden City Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Garden City Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garden City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garden City Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#967 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
29%
22%
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White
64%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garden City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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