Garfield Montessori School



Garfield Montessori School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Montessori School Students by Grade
PK 59
K 36
1 45
2 37
3 38
4 31
5 41
6 29
7 37
8 27
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Montessori School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 380 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Montessori School is the 1,323rd largest public school in Illinois and the 33,630th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 380
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,630th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,323rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,293rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,287th out of 2,345

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Garfield Montessori School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 209
(55%)
2,937
(49%)
 Male 171
(45%)
3,070
(51%)

Garfield Montessori School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 236
(62%)
2,408
(40%)
 Black 89
(23%)
2,673
(44%)
 Two or More 45
(12%)
652
(11%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
59
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
200
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Garfield Montessori School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 226
(59%)
1,624
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 134
(35%)
4,228
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(5%)
155
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Garfield Montessori School is ranked 1,411th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Montessori School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Garfield Montessori School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 315
2006 330
2007 327
2008 325
2009 329
2010 371
2011 366
2012 380

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 22
2007 20.4
2008 23.4
2009 22.1
2010 26.7
2011 24.6
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55555555555556
2006
2007 0.49847094801223
2008
2009
2010 0.40970350404313
2011 0.17486338797814
2012 0.40526315789474

Compare Garfield Montessori School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.5%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 08 380 14.6:1  
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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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