Garfield Elementary School



Garfield Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 50
K 40
1 32
2 40
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forest Park, IL in the Forest Park School District 91. It enrolls 162 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary School is the 2,323rd largest public school in Illinois and the 50,007th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 162
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,007th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,323rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 536th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,080th out of 2,345

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Garfield Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 86
(53%)
444
(52%)
 Female 76
(47%)
417
(48%)

Garfield Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 80
(49%)
428
(50%)
 White 49
(30%)
200
(23%)
 Hispanic 16
(10%)
126
(15%)
 Two or More 10
(6%)
67
(8%)
 Asian 7
(4%)
38
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Garfield Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 120
(74%)
554
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(26%)
294
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
13
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Garfield Elementary School is ranked 2,236th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.9%) is 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 191
2006 170
2007 141
2008 173
2009 158
2010 184
2011 164
2012 162

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 12.1
2007 14.1
2008 13.5
2009 12.4
2010 14.4
2011 11.9
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31413612565445
2006 0.27058823529412
2007 0.20567375886525
2008 0.16763005780347
2009 0.36708860759494
2010 0.32608695652174
2011 0.3109756097561
2012 0.25925925925926

Compare Garfield Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 02 162 11.6:1  
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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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