Garfield Elementary



Garfield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 151
1 155
2 135
3 134
4 138
5 123
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Long Beach, CA in the Long Beach Unf School District. It enrolls 836 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary is the 590th largest public school in California and the 3,253rd largest nationally. It has 27.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 836
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,253rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 590th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,047th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 991st out of 6,159

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Garfield Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 439
(53%)
28,770
(51%)
 Female 397
(47%)
27,111
(49%)

Garfield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 633
(76%)
31,103
(56%)
 Asian 104
(12%)
5,674
(10%)
 Black 63
(8%)
7,964
(14%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
2,019
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(2%)
924
(2%)
 White 6
(1%)
8,108
(15%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
89
(0%)

Garfield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 657
(79%)
31,624
(57%)
 Not Eligible 96
(11%)
19,868
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(10%)
4,389
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Garfield Elementary is ranked 279th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Garfield Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 990
2006 898
2007 901
2008 875
2009 860
2010 872
2011 885
2012 836

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 18.5
2007 16.4
2008 19.4
2009 18.3
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 27.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93434343434343
2006 0.93986636971047
2007 0.92674805771365
2008 0.952
2009 0.92441860465116
2010 0.9243119266055
2011
2012 0.88516746411483

Compare Garfield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,790.0% 27.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 88.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 836 27.9:1  
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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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