Garza Elementary



Garza Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garza Elementary Students by Grade
PK 52
K 60
1 78
2 89
3 77
4 81
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garza Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 523 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garza Elementary is the 2,640th largest public school in Texas and the 19,811th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 523
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,811th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,640th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,212th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,044th out of 4,778

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Garza Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(54%)
17,101
(51%)
 Female 239
(46%)
16,547
(49%)

Garza Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 521
(100%)
33,192
(99%)
 White 2
(0%)
357
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
50
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Garza Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 517
(99%)
31,744
(94%)
 Not Eligible 6
(1%)
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, Garza Elementary is ranked 1,051st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garza Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.9%) 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.

Garza Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 810
2006 810
2007 769
2008 733
2009 704
2010 703
2011 722
2012 677
2013 676
2014 593
2015 523

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 16
2007 15.8
2008 15.5
2009 15.5
2010 15.8
2011 16.7
2012 15.1
2013 15.4
2014 13.9
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0012345679012346
2006
2007 0.0026007802340702
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.98227474150665
2013 0.98816568047337
2014 0.98482293423272
2015 0.98852772466539

Compare Garza Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 98.9%
 

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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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