Gowanda Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
450 Aldrich St
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone
(716) 532-3325
District
GOWANDA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ERIE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
428
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

6

(10 is best)

Better than 51.9% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Gowanda Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
40%
54%
33%
52%
46%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
53%
49%
49%
48%
56%
51%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
9
9
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 95 22.2%
Grade 1 68 15.9%
Grade 2 97 22.7%
Grade 3 85 19.9%
Grade 4 80 18.7%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 428 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.9% 69.3% 44.0%
Black 0.5% 0.3% 17.3%
Hispanic 4.9% 4.8% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.2% 9.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 23.7% 25.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.4% 63.0% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.9% 50.7% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.6% 12.3% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,417 19,453,561
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 119.4 410
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.1% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.7% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.1% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.0% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,552 7,283,347
Single Parent Households With Children 16.6% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.9% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 11.6% 35.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.8% 17.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.7% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.5% 15.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.2% 15.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.4% 12.9%
$15,000 or less 15.1% 11.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,180 $16,860,020 57.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,257 $1,494,573 5.1%
Staff $762 $906,018 3.1%
General Administration $754 $896,506 3.1%
School Administration $793 $942,877 3.2%
Operation $1,994 $2,370,866 8.1%
Transportation $2,035 $2,419,615 8.2%
Other $1,088 $1,293,632 4.4%
Total Support $8,685 $10,326,465 35.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,844 $2,192,516 7.5%
Total Expenditures $24,709 $29,379,001 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,565 $23,130,768,419 57.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $617 $1,667,305,640 4.2%
Staff $511 $1,380,892,424 3.4%
General Administration $315 $849,713,552 2.1%
School Administration $593 $1,601,010,298 4.0%
Operation $1,022 $2,759,510,008 6.9%
Transportation $819 $2,212,954,110 5.5%
Other $371 $1,001,621,336 2.5%
Total Support $4,248 $11,473,049,755 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,038 $5,503,281,991 13.7%
Total Expenditures $14,851 $40,107,079,029 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%