Garfield Elementary



Garfield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 72
2 80
3 80
4 86
5 75
6 76
7 96
8 93
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Alhambra, CA in the Alhambra Unf School District. It enrolls 710 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary is the 1,292nd largest public school in California and the 7,215th largest nationally. It has 28.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 710
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,215th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,292nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,403rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,178th out of 6,159

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Garfield Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 364
(51%)
5,154
(51%)
 Female 346
(49%)
4,996
(49%)

Garfield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 367
(52%)
4,674
(46%)
 Asian 260
(37%)
4,886
(48%)
 White 34
(5%)
261
(3%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
216
(2%)
 Black 22
(3%)
81
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Garfield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 418
(59%)
5,773
(57%)
 Not Eligible 189
(27%)
2,968
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 103
(15%)
1,409
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Garfield Elementary is ranked 1,129th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.4%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 772
2006 730
2007 677
2008 677
2009 674
2010 727
2011 738
2012 710

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.1
2006 22.8
2007 20.5
2008 23.3
2009 25.9
2010 N/A
2011 25.6
2012 28.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69948186528497
2006 0.67123287671233
2007 0.68833087149188
2008 0.66617429837518
2009 0.67062314540059
2010 0.68363136176066
2011
2012 0.73380281690141

Compare Garfield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,880.0% 28.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 73.4%
 

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Garfield Elementary
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Public KG - 08 710 28.8:1  
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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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