Garfield Elementary



Garfield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 70
2 72
3 83
4 78
5 72
6 66
7 75
8 78
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Menlo Park, CA in the Redwood City Elementary School District. It enrolls 680 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary is the 1,520th largest public school in California and the 8,577th largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 680
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,577th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,520th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,488th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,141st out of 6,159

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Garfield Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 376
(55%)
4,672
(51%)
 Female 304
(45%)
4,511
(49%)

Garfield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 659
(97%)
6,676
(73%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
133
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
126
(1%)
 White 4
(1%)
1,764
(19%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
158
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
312
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Garfield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 677
(100%)
5,756
(63%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
2,713
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
714
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Garfield Elementary is ranked 446th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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 690
2006 676
2007 682
2008 669
2009 700
2010 663
2011 677
2012 680

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.7
2007 16.8
2008 18.1
2009 23.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.1
2012 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90144927536232
2006 0.8594674556213
2007 0.86656891495601
2008 0.87892376681614
2009 0.92285714285714
2010 0.91101055806938
2011
2012 0.99558823529412

Compare Garfield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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Garfield Elementary
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Public KG - 08 680 23.4:1  
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Sacred Heart Schools Atherton
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Private PK - 08 73 10:1 2 miles
Mckinley Institute of Tech
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Public 06 - 08 405 21.5:1 2 miles
St Raymond Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 244 13:1 2 miles
Nativity Elementary School
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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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