Garfield High School

Garfield High School serves 1,074 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Garfield High School operates within the Garfield Public School District.
Garfield Public School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 1074 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,074 students
Garfield High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Garfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Garfield High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Garfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Garfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Garfield High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
54%
24%
Garfield High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
8%
16%
Garfield High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
37%
49%
Garfield High School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.57 0.68
Garfield High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
59%
32%
Garfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
12%
5%
Garfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Garfield Public School District's student population of 4,760 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 75% over five years.
The revenue/student of $20,001 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Garfield Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 4,760 898
Garfield Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 94%
Garfield Public   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $94 MM n/a
Garfield Public   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $93 MM n/a
Garfield Public   School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $20,001 n/a
Garfield Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $19,971 n/a
Garfield Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bergen Arts And Sciences Charter School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Garfield Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodrow Wilson School #5 (0.2 miles away)
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    0.2 miles
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    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5035
    0.2KG-5318
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    Grades: KG-5 | 439 students
    0.3 miles
    147 Cedar St
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5038
    0.3KG-5439
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    Grades: PK-2 | 175 students
    0.5 miles
    30 Madonna Place
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)252-2714
    0.5PK-2175
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    Grades: PK-5 | 270 students
    0.5 miles
    12 Madonna Place
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5034
    0.5PK-5270
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    0.6 miles
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    GarfieldNJ 07026
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    0.6PK353

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