Garden Lakes Elementary School



Garden Lakes Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garden Lakes Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 89
2 110
3 96
4 109
5 99
6 133
7 136
8 135
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garden Lakes Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Avondale, AZ in the Pendergast Elementary School District. It enrolls 983 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garden Lakes Elementary School is the 55th largest public school in Arizona and the 1,320th largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 983
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,320th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 55th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 898th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 172nd out of 948

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Garden Lakes Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 493
(50%)
5,082
(52%)
 Female 490
(50%)
4,669
(48%)

Garden Lakes Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 524
(53%)
6,760
(69%)
 White 295
(30%)
1,575
(16%)
 Black 82
(8%)
814
(8%)
 Two or More 40
(4%)
240
(2%)
 Asian 30
(3%)
209
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
139
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
14
(0%)

Garden Lakes Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 495
(50%)
3,187
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 409
(42%)
5,688
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(8%)
876
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Garden Lakes Elementary School is ranked 194th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garden Lakes Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Garden Lakes Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1089
2006 1171
2007 1118
2008 1020
2009 1022
2010 1005
2011 1058
2012 983

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 23.1
2007 20.7
2008 18.4
2009 21.3
2010 21.2
2011 21.6
2012 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26629935720845
2006 0.29547395388557
2007 0.31932021466905
2008 0.33529411764706
2009 0.36497064579256
2010 0.27661691542289
2011 0.50850661625709
2012 0.49643947100712

Compare Garden Lakes Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Garden Lakes Elementary School
Avondale, AZ
Public PK - 08 983 24:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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