Buford Garner Elementary



Buford Garner Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buford Garner Elementary Students by Grade
PK 12
K 95
1 87
2 76
3 58
4 71
5 50
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buford Garner Elementary is a public elementary school located in North Liberty, IA in the Iowa City Community School District. It enrolls 500 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buford Garner Elementary is the 110th largest public school in Iowa and the 21,524th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,524th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 110th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 654th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 198th out of 723

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Buford Garner Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 270
(54%)
3,637
(50%)
 Female 230
(46%)
3,578
(50%)

Buford Garner Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 389
(78%)
4,541
(63%)
 Hispanic 45
(9%)
835
(12%)
 Two or More 27
(5%)
258
(4%)
 Black 26
(5%)
1,087
(15%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
452
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Buford Garner Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 411
(82%)
4,933
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(15%)
2,036
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
246
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Buford Garner Elementary is ranked 448th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buford Garner Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Buford Garner Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 393
2011 444
2012 500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 16.7
2011 18.2
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.27226463104326
2011 0.21171171171171
2012 0.178

Compare Buford Garner Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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