Lawrence Gardner High School



Lawrence Gardner High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lawrence Gardner High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 1
8 1
9 51
10 67
11 38
12 29
UG 34

Lawrence Gardner High School is a public high school of the Lawrence Gardner High School District located in Topeka, KS. It has 221 students in grades 6th through 12th. Lawrence Gardner High School is the 170th largest public high school in Kansas and the 16,519th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.6 to 1.

Total Students: 221
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23

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Lawrence Gardner High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(91%)
202
(91%)
 Female 19
(9%)
19
(9%)

Lawrence Gardner High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 125
(57%)
125
(57%)
 Black 79
(36%)
79
(36%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
6
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(3%)
6
(3%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lawrence Gardner High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 218
(99%)
218
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lawrence Gardner High School is ranked 71st out of 0 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lawrence Gardner High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lawrence Gardner High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 242
2006 203
2007 212
2008 220
2009 195
2010 182
2011 245
2012 221

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.8
2006 5.3
2007 6.4
2008 7.1
2009 10
2010 8.1
2011 8.1
2012 9.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98760330578512
2006 0.99507389162562
2007 0.99056603773585
2008 0.96363636363636
2009 0.98461538461538
2010 0.98351648351648
2011 0.98775510204082
2012 0.98642533936652

Compare Lawrence Gardner High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
960.0% 9.6:1
 
1,309.6% 13.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 98.6%
 

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Public 06 - 12 221 9.6:1  
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