Gateway Elementary School

  • Gateway Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gateway Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Gateway Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gateway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gateway Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1578 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
96%
16%
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White
1%
71%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gateway Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.080.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gateway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Louis City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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