Garden Park Elementary



Garden Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garden Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 70
K 84
1 97
2 120
3 115
4 103
5 108
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 697 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garden Park Elementary is the 1,133rd largest public school in Texas and the 7,807th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 697
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,807th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,133rd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,827th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,130th out of 4,707

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Garden Park Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 352
(51%)
17,689
(49%)
 Male 345
(49%)
18,285
(51%)

Garden Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 692
(99%)
35,523
(99%)
 White 5
(1%)
322
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Garden Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 690
(99%)
34,556
(96%)
 Not Eligible 7
(1%)
1,418
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Garden Park Elementary is ranked 336th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garden Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Garden Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 99.0%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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