Garcia Elementary



Garcia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garcia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 88
K 111
1 124
2 104
3 107
4 104
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garcia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 755 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garcia Elementary is the 805th largest public school in Texas and the 5,821st largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 755
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,821st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 805th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,057th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,189th out of 4,778

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Garcia Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 387
(51%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 368
(49%)
82,642
(49%)

Garcia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 591
(78%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 153
(20%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 8
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Garcia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 690
(91%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 65
(9%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Garcia Elementary is ranked 304th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garcia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.4%) 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.

Garcia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 799
2006 780
2007 773
2008 789
2009 801
2010 805
2011 789
2012 772
2013 744
2014 771
2015 755

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 17.1
2007 16.8
2008 17.2
2009 17.4
2010 17.9
2011 17.5
2012 16.8
2013 16.9
2014 17.6
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93116395494368
2006 0.71153846153846
2007 0.7529107373868
2008 0.75918884664132
2009 0.70037453183521
2010 0.52670807453416
2011 0.46641318124208
2012 0.91321243523316
2013 0.95698924731183
2014 0.91828793774319
2015 0.91390728476821

Compare Garcia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 91.4%
 

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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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