Make-up of GW Students

 

The GW Elementary School (a public Montessori program) has about 450 students, the largest enrollment of all the elementary schools (the others range from 160 in Zena, to around 425  in Edson).  Its ethnic make-up (as of February 2012) is 63% non-white or Hispanic, making it the most diverse student body among elementary schools.  It ranks second (to JFK) in terms of the most impoverished student population in KCS, having 80% of its students currently qualifying for free or reduced lunch (JFK has 82%).