Garfield Montessori School



Garfield Montessori School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Montessori School Students by Grade
PK 53
K 46
1 34
2 41
3 36
4 39
5 33
6 36
7 30
8 34
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 382 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Montessori School is the 1,307th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,926th largest nationally. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 382
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,926th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,307th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,262nd out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,817th out of 2,415

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Garfield Montessori School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 205
(54%)
2,920
(48%)
 Male 177
(46%)
3,134
(52%)

Garfield Montessori School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 216
(57%)
2,279
(38%)
 Black 109
(29%)
2,727
(45%)
 Two or More 48
(13%)
735
(12%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
73
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
223
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Garfield Montessori School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 204
(53%)
1,640
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(38%)
4,285
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(8%)
129
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Garfield Montessori School is ranked 1,225th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Montessori School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 386
2014 382
2015 382

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
2013 27.6
2014 20.4
2015 20.6

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
2013 0.41968911917098
2014 0.47905759162304
2015 0.46596858638743

Compare Garfield Montessori School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.6%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 382 20.6:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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