James A. Garfield Senior High School



James A. Garfield Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James A. Garfield Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 715
10 656
11 595
12 559

James A. Garfield Senior High School is a public high school of the Los Angeles Unified School District located in Los Angeles, CA. It has 2,525 students in grades 9th through 12th. James A. Garfield Senior High School is the 143rd largest public high school in California and the 618th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,525
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 618th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 143rd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,099th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 172nd out of 2,608

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James A. Garfield Senior High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,264
(50%)
100,811
(49%)
 Male 1,261
(50%)
106,091
(51%)

James A. Garfield Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,486
(98%)
154,139
(74%)
 Black 15
(1%)
17,936
(9%)
 White 9
(0%)
17,880
(9%)
 Asian 8
(0%)
12,770
(6%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
3,003
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
648
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
526
(0%)

James A. Garfield Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,873
(74%)
139,457
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 353
(14%)
22,680
(11%)
 Not Eligible 299
(12%)
44,765
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

James A. Garfield Senior High School is ranked 33rd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James A. Garfield Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

James A. Garfield Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 4830
2006 4561
2007 4595
2008 4657
2009 4271
2010 2912
2011 2535
2012 2468
2013 2438
2014 2538
2015 2525

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 21.6
2007 18.4
2008 21.9
2009 21.3
2010 N/A
2011 19.5
2012 22.4
2013 25.1
2014 25.2
2015 25.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85631469979296
2006 0.87371190528393
2007 0.8752992383025
2008 0.86643762078591
2009 0.88457035822992
2010 0.90006868131868
2011 0.31045364891519
2012 0.41207455429498
2013 0.84823625922888
2014 0.94444444444444
2015 0.88158415841584

Compare James A. Garfield Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,530.0% 25.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 88.2%
 

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