Garfield Elementary School



Garfield Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 76
K 58
1 56
2 52
3 52
4 47
5 33
6 44
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the School District U-46. It enrolls 418 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary School is the 1,132nd largest public school in Illinois and the 29,757th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 418
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,757th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,132nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,957th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,448th out of 2,345

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Garfield Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 220
(53%)
10,658
(48%)
 Male 198
(47%)
11,482
(52%)

Garfield Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 371
(89%)
11,737
(53%)
 Black 34
(8%)
1,393
(6%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
547
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
6,299
(28%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2,002
(9%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
142
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Garfield Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 387
(93%)
11,945
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(5%)
2,148
(10%)
 Not Eligible 10
(2%)
8,047
(36%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Garfield Elementary School is ranked 375th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.6%) 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 392
2006 455
2007 443
2008 402
2009 446
2010 443
2011 449
2012 418

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 16.9
2007 17
2008 16.8
2009 18.1
2010 19.3
2011 21.4
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0535714285714
2006 0.84395604395604
2007 0.90293453724605
2008 0.96766169154229
2009 0.90134529147982
2010 0.91422121896163
2011 0.93763919821826
2012 0.97607655502392

Compare Garfield Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.6%
 

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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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