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About This School

Gastonville El Center is a public elementary school in Gastonville. The principal of Gastonville El Center is Mrs Wendy Burke. 391 students attend Gastonville El Center and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 29% of the 391 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Gastonville El Center is 13:1. St. Joan of Arc School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 97% 89%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 7%
Multiracial 1% %
Hispanic 0.3% 0.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 38%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I have 2 children at this school and have yet to have a positive experience. The PTA is elitist - I was actually told I'm "not welcome" to join because I am not Christian. Prayer groups and blessings take place AT the school DURING school hours and children who do not participate are targeted by both PTA and Administration. The teachers range from wonderful to downright bad! I have attempted to contact my youngest son's teacher 6 times and have NEVER gotten a reply. When I contacted the principal with an issue I got a "I'll take your comments under advisement" blow off email rather than an actual conversation. Not to mention the school is dirty! The Gym & Cafeteria are the SAME ROOM and they actually have gym class going on while students are trying to eat. And since the closure of MEC (which was a great school) the student numbers have risen so high that they now have the kids in trailers behind the school... I am ashamed to say my kids attend here!

  • (6 years ago)

    It is a wonderful school the teachers are amazing my favorite is Mrs. Kirby. The PTA is so nice.

  • (8 years ago)

    This school is fantastic art gym health music chorus seperated math classes instruments and the GEAR program [gifted education at ringgold]. It has wonderful teachers and a very involved PTA.

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