Garden City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools in Garden City School District, serving 7,529 students. Garden City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Public schools in Garden City School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
The top ranked public schools in Garden City School District are Jennie Barker Elementary School, Jennie Wilson Elementary School and Florence Wilson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameGarden City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.gckschools.com
School District Phone Number(620) 805-7010
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KS)
# of Schools17 Schools1,320 Schools
# of Students7,529 Students490,702 Students
# of Teachers523 Teachers34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1

District Comparison

Garden City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#253 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Garden City  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garden City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garden City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Garden City  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.470.54
# of American Indian Students24 Students4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students340 Students13,924 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# of Hispanic Students5,279 Students96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
70%
20%
# of Black Students217 Students33,739 Students
% Black Students
3%
7%
# of White Students1,520 Students315,772 Students
% White Students
20%
64%
# of Hawaiian Students6 Students937 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students143 Students25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:44118,630
# of Students in Kindergarten:53635,465
# of Students in 1st Grade:52735,410
# of Students in 2nd Grade:61836,289
# of Students in 3rd Grade:54136,729
# of Students in 4th Grade:52837,562
# of Students in 5th Grade:59237,566
# of Students in 6th Grade:55536,694
# of Students in 7th Grade:54436,111
# of Students in 8th Grade:53136,173
# of Students in 9th Grade:57137,382
# of Students in 10th Grade:57035,769
# of Students in 11th Grade:54834,526
# of Students in 12th Grade:42733,966
# of Ungraded Students: - 2,430

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,134 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,694. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,020 is less than the state median of $14,025. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (KS)
Total Revenue$99 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Garden City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$83 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Garden City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,134$14,694
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Garden City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,020$14,025
This chart display average spending per public school student in Garden City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Garden City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Jennie Barker Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5585 N Jennie Barker Rd
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7700

    Grades: K-6 | 138 students
  • Jennie Wilson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1401 E Harding
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7750

    Grades: PK-4 | 674 students
  • Florence Wilson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1709 Labrador Blvd
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7400

    Grades: K-4 | 363 students
  • Plymell Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    20 W Plymell Rd
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7800

    Grades: K-6 | 147 students
  • Edith Scheuerman Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1901 Wilcox
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7350

    Grades: K-4 | 208 students
  • Gertrude Walker Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    805 W Fair
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7600

    Grades: K-4 | 238 students
  • Georgia Matthews Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    111 Johnson
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7550

    Grades: K-4 | 168 students
  • Alta Brown Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1110 East Pine
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7200

    Grades: K-4 | 340 students
  • Buffalo Jones Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    708 Taylor Ave
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7300

    Grades: K-4 | 292 students
  • Victor Ornelas Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3401 E Spruce
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-7900

    Grades: K-4 | 391 students
  • Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3101 N Belmont
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8200

    Grades: 5-6 | 505 students
  • Charles O Stones Intermediate Center Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 N Jennie Barker Rd
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8300

    Grades: 5-8 | 477 students
  • Kenneth Henderson Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2406 Fleming
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8500

    Grades: 7-8 | 370 students
  • Abe Hubert Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1205 A Street
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8400

    Grades: K-6 | 382 students
  • Horace J. Good Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1412 N. Main St.
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8100

    Grades: 7-8 | 695 students
  • Garden City High School Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2720 Buffalo Way Blvd
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-5400

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,072 students
  • Garden City Alternate Education Center Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1312 N. 7th Street
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 805-8600

    Grades: 1-12 | 69 students
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