Garfield Elementary School



Garfield Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 41
1 33
2 32
3 46
4 35
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. It enrolls 263 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary School is the 465th largest public school in Iowa and the 44,206th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 263
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,206th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 465th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 352nd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 465th out of 723

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Garfield Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 133
(51%)
5,822
(51%)
 Female 130
(49%)
5,567
(49%)

Garfield Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 177
(67%)
8,104
(71%)
 Black 33
(13%)
1,603
(14%)
 Two or More 30
(11%)
701
(6%)
 Hispanic 20
(8%)
719
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
200
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Garfield Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(61%)
5,202
(46%)
 Not Eligible 85
(32%)
5,466
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(7%)
721
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Garfield Elementary School is ranked 195th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 309
2006 327
2007 291
2008 329
2009 291
2010 221
2011 186
2012 263

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17.5
2007 14.5
2008 16.4
2009 13.7
2010 13.6
2011 12.5
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55016181229773
2006 0.57492354740061
2007 0.52233676975945
2008 0.58966565349544
2009 0.5807560137457
2010 0.70135746606335
2011 0.68817204301075
2012 0.67680608365019

Compare Garfield Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 263 14.4:1  
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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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