Garfield High School

125 Outwater Ln

Garfield, NJ 07026-2637

Tel: (973)340-5010
Grades: 9-12

1,054 students

Garfield High School serves 1,054 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Garfield High School operates within the Garfield School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1054 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,054 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Students by Grade Garfield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Hispanic
51%
23%
Black
8%
17%
White
37%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Garfield High School Sch Ethnicity Garfield High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.41
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.
60%
29%
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.
14%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,848 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Garfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 4,848 983
Garfield School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 92%
Garfield School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $20 MM
Garfield School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $83 MM $19 MM
Garfield School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,849 $20,414
Garfield School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,296 $19,395
Garfield School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 No 5 (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GarfieldWoodrow Wilson School No 5
    205 Outwater Ln
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5035
    0.2 mi | 297 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GarfieldColumbus School No 8
    147 Cedar St
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5038
    0.3 mi | 402 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GarfieldWashington Irving School No 4
    12 Madonna Place
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5034
    0.5 mi | 293 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GarfieldSchool No 4 Annex
    30 Madonna Place
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)252-2714
    0.5 mi | 193 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • GarfieldGarfield Early Childhood Elementary School
    241 Ray St
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)253-6615
    0.6 mi | 348 students | Gr. PK                      

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Did You Know?
Garfield, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.15, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Garfield is Bergen Arts And Sciences Charter School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.