1951 S. Laura
Wichita, KS 67211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Gardiner Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gardiner Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gardiner Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Gardiner Elementary School's student population of 432 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Gardiner Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gardiner Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1190 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
20%
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Black
14%
7%
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White
24%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gardiner Elementary School's ranking?

Gardiner Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%) and Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Gardiner Elementary School?

432 students attend Gardiner Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

55% of Gardiner Elementary School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 14% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Gardiner Elementary School?

Gardiner Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Gardiner Elementary School offer ?

Gardiner Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Gardiner Elementary School part of?

Gardiner Elementary School is part of Wichita School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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