Garfield Elementary School

Garfield Elementary School serves 371 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Garfield Elementary School operates within the Fairfax County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 371 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 371 students
Garfield Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Garfield Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Garfield Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Garfield Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Garfield Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.72 0.42
Garfield Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
43%
33%
Garfield 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.
15%
6%
Garfield Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 183,377 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,671 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,883 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fairfax County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
218
4
Number of Students Managed 183,377 3,815
Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,351 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,387 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,671 $10,576
Fairfax County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,883 $10,658
Fairfax County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lee High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Key Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestwood Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldCrestwood Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 652 students6010 Hanover Ave
    SpringfieldVA 22150
    (703)923-5400
    0.7PK-6652
  • SpringfieldLynbrook Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 636 students5801 Backlick Rd
    SpringfieldVA 22150
    (703)866-2940
    1.1PK-6636
  • SpringfieldLee High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1782 students6540 Franconia Rd
    SpringfieldVA 22150
    (703)924-8300
    1.29-121782
  • SpringfieldKey Center
    Special Education School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 108 students6404 Franconia Rd
    SpringfieldVA 22150
    (703)313-4000
    1.3PK-12108
  • SpringfieldSpringfield Estates Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 745 students6200 Charles Goff Dr
    SpringfieldVA 22150
    (703)921-2300
    1.5PK-6745

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