Garden City Elementary School

  • Garden City Elementary School serves 752 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Garden City Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 752 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students752 students
Garden City Elementary School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Garden City Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Garden City Elementary School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeGarden City Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Garden City Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Garden City Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
29%
14%
Garden City Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
50%
37%
Garden City Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
19%
42%
Garden City Elementary School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Garden City Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGarden City Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.640.67
Garden City Elementary School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
84%
57%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chatham County School District's student population of 38,123 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,597 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,444 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameChatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed38,1233,306
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$388 MM$36 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$382 MM$34 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,597$10,365
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,444$9,935
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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