Golden Meadows Elementary



Golden Meadows Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Golden Meadows Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 90
1 89
2 106
3 102
4 79
5 95
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Golden Meadows Elementary is a public elementary school located in Garland, TX in the Garland Independent School District. It enrolls 562 students in grades 1st through 12th. Golden Meadows Elementary is the 2,257th largest public school in Texas and the 16,473rd largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,473rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,257th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,790th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,340th out of 4,778

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Golden Meadows Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 312
(56%)
20,713
(52%)
 Female 250
(44%)
19,180
(48%)

Golden Meadows Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 381
(68%)
20,107
(50%)
 Black 63
(11%)
6,817
(17%)
 White 52
(9%)
7,853
(20%)
 American Indian 33
(6%)
890
(2%)
 Asian 26
(5%)
3,241
(8%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
956
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Golden Meadows Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 468
(83%)
24,296
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(9%)
3,338
(8%)
 Not Eligible 42
(7%)
12,259
(31%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Golden Meadows Elementary is ranked 1,033rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Golden Meadows Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.5%) 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.

Golden Meadows Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 633
2006 620
2007 594
2008 619
2009 587
2010 551
2011 533
2012 496
2013 484
2014 576
2015 562

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.8
2007 14.8
2008 15.2
2009 14.8
2010 14.6
2011 14.8
2012 15
2013 14.6
2014 16.3
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65876777251185
2006 0.69354838709677
2007 0.68518518518519
2008 0.75767366720517
2009 0.84838160136286
2010 0.8529945553539
2011 0.83864915572233
2012 0.875
2013 0.82851239669421
2014 0.85590277777778
2015 0.92526690391459

Compare Golden Meadows Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 92.5%
 

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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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