Garner Fine Arts Academy

Garner Fine Arts Academy serves 1,001 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garner Fine Arts Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Garner Fine Arts Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Garner Fine Arts Academy's student population of 1,001 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,001 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Garner Fine Arts Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Garner Fine Arts Academy is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1174 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
23%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Prairie Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garner Fine Arts Academy is Andrew Jackson Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ronald W Reagan Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colin Powell Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Prairie Colin Powell Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    0.2 miles
    5009 S Carrier Pkwy
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    (972) 642-3961
    0.2 PK-5 534
  • Grand Prairie Ronald W Reagan Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 896 students
    0.5 miles
    4616 E Bardin Rd
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    (972) 522-7300
    0.5 6-8 896
  • Grand Prairie Florence Hill Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
    1.1 miles
    4213 Robinson Rd
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    (972) 264-0802
    1.1 PK-5 594
  • Grand Prairie Harry S Truman Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 593 students
    1.2 miles
    1501 Coffeyville Trl
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    (972) 641-7676
    1.2 6-8 593
  • Grand Prairie Suzanna Dickinson Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    1.6 miles
    1902 Palmer Trl
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    (972) 641-1664
    1.6 PK-5 405

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Great School, Principal is awesome. I love my daughter's Teacher.. Ms. Jackson... great teacher
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