Garfield High School

500 Palisade Ave

Garfield, NJ 07026-2637

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

1,097 students

Garfield High School serves 1,097 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% 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.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1097 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,097 students
Garfield High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Garfield High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Garfield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Garfield High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
54%
24%
Garfield High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
8%
17%
Garfield High School Black (1988-2013)
White
38%
49%
Garfield High School White (1988-2013)
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.
0.56 0.42
Garfield High 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.
50%
31%
Garfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
10%
6%
Garfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,976 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Garfield Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 4,976 922
Garfield Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 92%
Garfield Public   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $20 MM
District Spending $83 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,849 $20,414
Garfield Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,296 $19,395
Garfield Public   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 #5 (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GarfieldWoodrow Wilson School #5
    205 Outwater Ln
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5035
    0.2 mi | 317 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GarfieldChristopher Columbus School #8
    147 Cedar St
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5038
    0.3 mi | 415 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GarfieldWashington Irving School #4
    12 Madonna Place
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)340-5034
    0.5 mi | 271 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GarfieldSchool #4 Annex
    30 Madonna Place
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)252-2714
    0.5 mi | 180 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • GarfieldGarfield Early Childhood Learning Center
    241 Ray St
    GarfieldNJ 07026
    (973)253-6615
    0.6 mi | 367 students | Gr. PK                      

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