Garfield Elementary



Garfield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 133
1 113
2 106
3 135
4 154
5 116
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bell Gardens, CA in the Montebello Unified School District. It enrolls 757 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary is the 977th largest public school in California and the 5,751st largest nationally. It has 29.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,751st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 977th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,054th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,933rd out of 6,257

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Garfield Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 400
(53%)
9,667
(52%)
 Female 357
(47%)
9,016
(48%)

Garfield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 749
(99%)
17,977
(96%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
348
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
48
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
185
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
66
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Garfield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 585
(77%)
14,086
(75%)
 Not Eligible 122
(16%)
2,776
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(7%)
1,821
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Garfield Elementary is ranked 639th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.9%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 819
2006 749
2007 731
2008 697
2009 690
2010 811
2011 827
2012 842
2013 801
2014 755
2015 757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 18.3
2007 17.4
2008 18.8
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 30.1
2012 31.2
2013 32
2014 27.4
2015 29.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85714285714286
2006 0.93190921228304
2007 0.88782489740082
2008 0.99569583931133
2009 0.97971014492754
2010 0.68187422934649
2011 0.053204353083434
2012 0.99643705463183
2013 0.84769038701623
2014 0.8794701986755
2015 0.83883751651255

Compare Garfield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,990.0% 29.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 83.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 757 29.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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