Empire Gardens Elementary



Empire Gardens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Empire Gardens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 77
2 80
3 55
4 58
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Empire Gardens Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the San Jose Unf School District. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. Empire Gardens Elementary is the 3,867th largest public school in California and the 26,439th largest nationally. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,867th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,689th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,870th out of 6,159

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Empire Gardens Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 246
(55%)
11,969
(52%)
 Female 204
(45%)
11,166
(48%)

Empire Gardens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 403
(90%)
12,268
(53%)
 Asian 17
(4%)
3,210
(14%)
 White 12
(3%)
5,874
(25%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
953
(4%)
 Black 5
(1%)
644
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
102
(0%)

Empire Gardens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 324
(72%)
8,993
(39%)
 Not Eligible 86
(19%)
12,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(9%)
1,564
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Empire Gardens Elementary is ranked 2,259th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Empire Gardens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.9%) is 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.

Empire Gardens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 438
2006 441
2007 430
2008 449
2009 428
2010 424
2011 411
2012 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 16.9
2007 16.2
2008 21.4
2009 18.6
2010 N/A
2011 25.8
2012 23.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84474885844749
2006 0.8390022675737
2007 0.90232558139535
2008 0.89755011135857
2009 0.9088785046729
2010 0.91037735849057
2011
2012 0.80888888888889

Compare Empire Gardens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 80.9%
 

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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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