Garden Elementary School



Garden Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garden Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 95
1 98
2 89
3 113
4 86
5 105
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garden Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Venice, FL in the Sarasota School District. It enrolls 588 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garden Elementary School is the 1,218th largest public school in Florida and the 14,132nd largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 588
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,132nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,218th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,821st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,411th out of 2,205

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Garden Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 301
(51%)
15,313
(52%)
 Female 287
(49%)
14,399
(48%)

Garden Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 447
(76%)
19,323
(65%)
 Hispanic 79
(13%)
5,496
(18%)
 Two or More 36
(6%)
1,334
(4%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
695
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
2,707
(9%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
131
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Garden Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(43%)
13,297
(45%)
 Not Eligible 245
(42%)
13,769
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(15%)
2,646
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Garden Elementary School is ranked 1,223rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garden Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.3%) 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 655
2006 609
2007 597
2008 588
2009 585
2010 601
2011 577
2012 588

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.9
2007 14.2
2008 14.3
2009 14.3
2010 15.4
2011 15.2
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31145038167939
2006 0.35467980295567
2007 0.37353433835846
2008 0.4047619047619
2009 0.48205128205128
2010 0.51913477537438
2011 0.57019064124783
2012 0.58333333333333

Compare Garden Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.3%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 588 15.9:1  
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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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