Garden Park Elementary



Garden Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garden Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 149
K 86
1 88
2 84
3 80
4 88
5 120
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garden Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 695 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garden Park Elementary is the 1,188th largest public school in Texas and the 8,237th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 695
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,237th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,188th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,109th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,689th out of 4,778

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Garden Park Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 383
(55%)
17,101
(51%)
 Female 312
(45%)
16,547
(49%)

Garden Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 692
(100%)
33,192
(99%)
 White 3
(0%)
357
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
50
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Garden Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 666
(96%)
31,744
(94%)
 Not Eligible 29
(4%)
1,904
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Garden Park Elementary is ranked 373rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garden Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Garden Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 832
2006 823
2007 844
2008 856
2009 886
2010 828
2011 762
2012 697
2013 688
2014 649
2015 695

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.7
2007 16.5
2008 16.2
2009 16.4
2010 16.3
2011 16.1
2012 16.4
2013 17.4
2014 16.3
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 0.0011848341232227
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.98995695839311
2013 0.98110465116279
2014 0.96147919876733
2015 0.95827338129496

Compare Garden Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 95.8%
 

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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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