James Garfield Elementary



James Garfield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Garfield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 41
2 41
3 40
4 32
5 32
6 34
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Garfield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Selma, CA in the Selma Unf School District. It enrolls 270 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Garfield Elementary is the 5,225th largest public school in California and the 43,690th largest nationally. It has 24.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 270
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,690th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,225th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,025th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,297th out of 6,159

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James Garfield Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 140
(52%)
1,828
(50%)
 Female 130
(48%)
1,807
(50%)

James Garfield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 258
(96%)
3,231
(89%)
 White 10
(4%)
238
(7%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
146
(4%)
 Black 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

James Garfield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(82%)
2,798
(77%)
 Not Eligible 30
(11%)
513
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(7%)
324
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, James Garfield Elementary is ranked 3,386th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Garfield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.9%) 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.

James Garfield Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 259
2006 240
2007 250
2008 246
2009 265
2010 250
2011 271
2012 270

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 18.5
2007 17.9
2008 20
2009 23.2
2010 N/A
2011 24
2012 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86872586872587
2006 0.89583333333333
2007 0.848
2008 0.84146341463415
2009 0.89811320754717
2010 0.92
2011 0.64206642066421
2012 0.88888888888889

Compare James Garfield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 88.9%
 

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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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