Garfield Elementary



Garfield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 59
2 71
3 77
4 74
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garfield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brainerd, MN in the Brainerd Public School District. It enrolls 359 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garfield Elementary is the 592nd largest public school in Minnesota and the 35,770th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,770th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 592nd out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 270th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 498th out of 989

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Garfield Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 205
(57%)
2,405
(52%)
 Female 154
(43%)
2,258
(48%)

Garfield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(92%)
4,352
(93%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
85
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
68
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
65
(1%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
33
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Garfield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(50%)
2,538
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 141
(39%)
1,623
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(10%)
502
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Garfield Elementary is ranked 393rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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 371
2006 367
2007 374
2008 455
2009 453
2010 407
2011 379
2012 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.6
2007 15.9
2008 19
2009 17.8
2010 15.6
2011 14.9
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49865229110512
2006 0.55313351498638
2007 0.5427807486631
2008 0.49230769230769
2009 0.53863134657837
2010 0.51105651105651
2011 0.52506596306069
2012 0.4958217270195

Compare Garfield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
This School 49.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 04 359 13.1:1  
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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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