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About This School

Gantner Avenue Elementary School is a public elementary school in Elmwood Park. The principal of Gantner Avenue Elementary School is Ms Allison Jackter, who can be contacted at jackter@epps.org. 359 children attend Gantner Avenue Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 32% of the 359 students here are paying reduced lunch prices.The average class size at Gantner Avenue Elementary School is 22, and the student to teacher ratio is 17:1. School #4 Annex is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 56% 49%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 7%
Hispanic 28% 30%
Pacific Islander 2% 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 13%
Asian 10% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 32% 28%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Very unprofessional staff members. The bad behaved students ruin the experience for all the other children.None of the teachers go the extra mile for the kid who might be struggling.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love this school! Best teachers.. Its very friendly too.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is a mess due to the inability of the principal to put fourth rules and procedures.He doesen't have any control of his staff or the children. If more parents would ask their children what goes on in their classrooms they would be very surprised and upset. The teachers only do the bare minimum.

  • (5 years ago)

    Teachers at this school are great. There are some parents who try to manipulate the system and intimidate teachers using their connections with the board members. A few parents also do not adhere to School policy.

  • (8 years ago)

    Gantner Ave school is in my opinion very good. The teachers are great & the school is still small enough to manage the kids personally. The principals have changed frequently over the years which is a concern of mine. The school is located near a motel that I can say almost all the parents are willing to try to get rid of. Music program seems good but would like to see more. PTO is very involved with the school which makes it much easier for parents to be highly involved in school functions.

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