Gar-Field High School



Gar-Field High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gar-Field High School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 742
10 620
11 526
12 587

Gar-Field High School is a public high school of the Prince William County Public Schools located in Woodbridge, VA. It has 2,492 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gar-Field High School is the 11th largest public high school in Virginia and the 603rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,492
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 131.83

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Gar-Field High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,355
(54%)
12,815
(52%)
 Female 1,137
(46%)
11,842
(48%)

Gar-Field High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,075
(43%)
6,786
(28%)
 Black 671
(27%)
5,255
(21%)
 White 364
(15%)
8,874
(36%)
 Asian 215
(9%)
1,825
(7%)
 Two or More 154
(6%)
1,770
(7%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
96
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
51
(0%)

Gar-Field High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,126
(45%)
16,689
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,049
(42%)
6,159
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 317
(13%)
1,809
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gar-Field High School is ranked 2nd out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gar-Field High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Gar-Field High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2540
2006 2542
2007 2578
2008 2435
2009 2457
2010 2573
2011 2547
2012 2492

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 15.5
2007 21.6
2008 20.6
2009 21.3
2010 20.8
2011 18.5
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34685039370079
2006 0.36703383162864
2007 0.39565554693561
2008 0.4258726899384
2009 0.47903947903948
2010 0.49863972017101
2011 0.52728700431881
2012 0.54815409309791

Compare Gar-Field High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.8%
 

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