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Garner Fine Arts Academy School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
145 Polo Rd
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Phone
(972) 262-5000
District
GRAND PRAIRIE ISD
County
DALLAS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
880
Classroom Teachers
59

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

9

(10 is best)

Better than 80.4% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Garner Fine Arts Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
52%
46%
52%
44%
52%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
62%
45%
57%
43%
67%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
65%
55%
67%
53%
62%
57%
    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
15
15
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 56 6.4%
Kindergarten 122 13.9%
Grade 1 135 15.3%
Grade 2 140 15.9%
Grade 3 155 17.6%
Grade 4 126 14.3%
Grade 5 146 16.6%
Total 880 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 21.6% 10.2% 27.5%
Black 30.5% 18.4% 13.1%
Hispanic 43.7% 67.4% 54.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.1% 3.4% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.9% 71.4% 60.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.5% 62.5% 56.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.5% 8.9% 4.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 130,785 29,527,941
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,621.5 111
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.2% 7.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.3% 21.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.9% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.7% 23.6%
65 OR OLDER 10.9% 12.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 41,022 10,036,053
Single Parent Households With Children 15.3% 12.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 75.8% 84.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.5% 30.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.0% 14.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.6% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.7% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.9% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.2% 12.8%
$15,000 or less 7.8% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,884 $171,812,800 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $623 $18,191,600 5.5%
Staff $590 $17,228,000 5.2%
General Administration $46 $1,343,200 0.4%
School Administration $683 $19,943,600 6.0%
Operation $942 $27,506,400 8.3%
Transportation $189 $5,518,800 1.7%
Other $436 $12,731,200 3.8%
Total Support $3,509 $102,462,800 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,015 $58,838,000 17.7%
Total Expenditures $11,407 $333,084,400 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,805 $31,189,688,040 44.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $2,700,328,864 3.9%
Staff $486 $2,610,147,638 3.7%
General Administration $147 $788,336,796 1.1%
School Administration $584 $3,136,323,720 4.5%
Operation $1,044 $5,609,178,188 8.0%
Transportation $277 $1,490,194,430 2.1%
Other $449 $2,411,656,042 3.5%
Total Support $3,489 $18,746,356,603 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,688 $19,813,642,886 28.4%
Total Expenditures $12,982 $69,749,648,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%