Garcia Elementary School

Garcia Elementary School serves 672 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Garcia Elementary School operates within the Corpus Christi Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 672 students has grown by 63% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 672 students
Garcia Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Garcia Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Garcia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Garcia Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
86%
51%
Garcia Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
5%
13%
Garcia Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
9%
30%
Garcia Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Garcia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.41
Garcia Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
84%
53%
Garcia Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Garcia Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,098 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,955 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,627 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Corpus Christi Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
3
Number of Students Managed 42,098 822
Corpus Christi Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $345 MM $9 MM
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $332 MM $9 MM
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,955 $11,947
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,627 $12,666
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mary Grett School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dr M L Garza-gonzalez Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Accelerated Learning Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Corpus ChristiMary Grett School
    Special Education School
    4402 Castenon
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)878-1738
    Special Education School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 12 | 96 students                      
  • Corpus ChristiAccelerated Learning Center
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4129 Greenwood Dr
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)887-7766
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 169 students                      
  • Corpus ChristiDr M L Garza-gonzalez Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4129 Greenwood Dr
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)881-9988
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 4-12 | 56 students                      
  • Corpus ChristiWynn Seale Metropolitan School Of Design
    1707 Ayers
    Corpus ChristiTX 78404
    (361)878-2780
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 643 students                      
  • Corpus ChristiPrescott Elementary School
    1945 Gollihar
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)878-2680
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 325 students                      

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