Garden City Elementary School



Garden City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garden City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 101
2 71
3 91
4 95
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garden City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jacksonville, FL in the Duval School District. It enrolls 520 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garden City Elementary School is the 1,456th largest public school in Florida and the 19,709th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 520
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,709th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,456th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,111th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,747th out of 2,205

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Garden City Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(55%)
48,185
(51%)
 Female 232
(45%)
45,458
(49%)

Garden City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 408
(78%)
41,121
(44%)
 White 61
(12%)
36,030
(38%)
 Hispanic 37
(7%)
8,431
(9%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
3,796
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3,884
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
194
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
187
(0%)

Garden City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 279
(54%)
45,294
(48%)
 Not Eligible 212
(41%)
44,457
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
3,892
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Garden City Elementary School is ranked 1,352nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garden City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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 City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 571
2006 651
2007 533
2008 574
2009 673
2010 625
2011 590
2012 520

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 17.1
2007 13.3
2008 13.5
2009 16.8
2010 15.2
2011 16.4
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63922942206655
2006 0.64362519201229
2007 0.51969981238274
2008 0.63763066202091
2009 0.60772659732541
2010 0.6928
2011 0.66610169491525
2012 0.59230769230769

Compare Garden City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Garden City Elementary School
Jacksonville, FL
Public KG - 05 520 17.9:1  
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Public KG - 05 308 15.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 297 15.6:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 12 154 10:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 400 14.3:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 194 15:1 3 miles
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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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