Garcia Elementary School

Garcia Elementary School serves 745 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Garcia Elementary School operates within the Corpus Christi Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 745 students has grown by 93% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 745 students
Garcia Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Garcia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Garcia Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Garcia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 18:1 16:1
Garcia Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
87%
52%
Garcia Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
13%
Garcia Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
8%
29%
Garcia Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.24 0.41
Garcia Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
86%
53%
Garcia Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Garcia Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Corpus Christi Independent School District's student population of 39,414 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,680 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,393 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Corpus Christi Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
3
Number of Students Managed 39,414 838
Corpus Christi Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $370 MM $9 MM
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $397 MM $10 MM
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,680 $12,250
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,393 $12,682
Corpus Christi Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: 12 | 103 students
    0.2 miles
    4402 Castenon
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)878-1738
    0.212103
  • Corpus ChristiAccelerated Learning CenterAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK-2 | 124 students
    0.3 miles
    4129 Greenwood Dr
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)887-7766
    0.3PK-2124
  • Corpus ChristiDr M L Garza-gonzalez Charter SchoolAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 3-12 | 81 students
    0.3 miles
    4129 Greenwood Dr
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)881-9988
    0.33-1281
  • Corpus ChristiWynn Seale Metropolitan School Of Design
    Grades: KG-6 | 639 students
    0.3 miles
    1707 Ayers
    Corpus ChristiTX 78404
    (361)878-2780
    0.3KG-6639
  • Corpus ChristiCunningham Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 584 students
    0.5 miles
    4321 Prescott
    Corpus ChristiTX 78416
    (361)878-4630
    0.56-8584

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1.0  11/3/2016
This school is not a very good school at all..They need better Special Education Teachers with proper training on how to handle our Special needs Children..
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