Garfield Elementary School



Garfield Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 44
K 51
1 46
2 59
3 61
4 57
5 50
6 49
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 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary School is the 1,119th largest public school in Illinois and the 30,336th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,336th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,119th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,988th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,493rd out of 2,415

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Garfield Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 219
(53%)
10,458
(48%)
 Male 198
(47%)
11,187
(52%)

Garfield Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 367
(88%)
11,630
(54%)
 Black 19
(5%)
1,239
(6%)
 White 13
(3%)
5,812
(27%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
884
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
258
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1,811
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Garfield Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 349
(84%)
11,210
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
1,725
(8%)
 Not Eligible 29
(7%)
8,710
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Garfield Elementary School is ranked 400th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 404
2014 424
2015 417

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
2013 21.4
2014 19.9
2015 18.6

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
2013 0.93069306930693
2014 0.94811320754717
2015 0.93045563549161

Compare Garfield Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.0%
 

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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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