Garfield Middle School

Garfield Middle School serves 757 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Garfield Middle School operates within the Hamilton City School District.

Overview

The student population of 757 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 757 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Hispanic
12%
4%
Black
13%
17%
White
74%
73%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.43 0.22
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.
67%
34%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,438 students has grown by 42% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,319 is higher than the state average of $10,997. The district revenue/student has grown by 89% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,320 is higher than the state average of $10,473. The district spending/student has grown by 63% over four years.
School District Name Hamilton City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 13,438 905
District Total Revenue $165 MM $12 MM
District Spending $146 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,319 $10,997
District Spending / Student $15,320 $10,473
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Butler Technical School Of The Arts (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairwood Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HamiltonFairwood Elementary School
    281 Fair Ave
    HamiltonOH 45011
    (513)868-5610
    0 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 730 students                      
  • HamiltonCrawford Woods Elementary School
    2200 Hensley Ave
    HamiltonOH 45011
    (513)887-5165
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 700 students                      
  • HamiltonRichard Allen Academy Iii
    Charter School
    1206 Shuler Ave
    HamiltonOH 45011
    (513)868-2900
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 180 students                      
  • HamiltonButler Technical School Of The Arts
    Vocational School
    101 South Monument Ave
    HamiltonOH 45011
    (513)863-8873
    Vocational School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • HamiltonOptions Business Academy
    Vocational School
    101 South Monument Ave
    HamiltonOH 45011
    (513)887-0001
    Vocational School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 12 | n/a students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 28, 2014 - This school is absolutely wonderful there is a diversity of cultures which i believe is a good quality in a school. I was born and raised in Hamilton and am very involved in my childs school and I am proud of my child and there achievements because i am almost 46 years old and i know that middle school can be a rough place but even though every school has there problems my child enjoys going into school everyday. The teachers are involved with the kids and really have helped my son in many ways they offer there time before and after school to help children and I believe that despite the problems and bad reputation the school may have it is a wonderful school and i reccomend it. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 13, 2013 - It looks like a good school to me - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended August 14, 2013 - My son Kevin Toler is starting out this year a 7th grader here & was just checking it out! :) When I find out more about the academic programs, teachers, and facilities or if have anything to bring up for any reason, I know how to let the school know & as to go about reviewing it, thanks! Melody Riegert (mother) - Posted by Parent

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