Garfield Elementary School



Garfield Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 83
2 82
3 52
4 37
5 39
6 25
7 28
8 26
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago Heights, IL in the Chicago Heights School District 170. It enrolls 458 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary School is the 918th largest public school in Illinois and the 25,657th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 458
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,657th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 918th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,598th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,079th out of 2,345

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Garfield Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 249
(54%)
1,688
(52%)
 Female 209
(46%)
1,542
(48%)

Garfield Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 419
(91%)
1,869
(58%)
 Black 28
(6%)
1,187
(37%)
 White 8
(2%)
128
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Garfield Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 429
(94%)
2,918
(90%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
128
(4%)
 Not Eligible 5
(1%)
184
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Garfield Elementary School is ranked 296th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 388
2006 395
2007 399
2008 447
2009 402
2010 441
2011 442
2012 458

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.6
2007 15.3
2008 16
2009 14.9
2010 17
2011 15.2
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98711340206186
2006 0.93670886075949
2007 0.96741854636591
2008 0.9082774049217
2009 1.0248756218905
2010 0.98639455782313
2011 0.97511312217195
2012 0.98908296943231

Compare Garfield Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.9%
 

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Garfield Elementary School
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Public KG - 08 458 15.8:1  
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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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