Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public elementary schools serving 3,487 students in Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Colorado.
Public Elementary Schools in Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Colorado public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District are Cactus Valley Elementary School, Highland Elementary School and Wamsley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,440 Schools
# Students
3,487 Students
634,005 Students
# Teachers
207 Teachers
37,265 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 183 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#122 out of 186 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.61
# American Indian Students
8 Students
4,320 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
15 Students
19,791 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,646 Students
215,688 Students
% Hispanic Students
47%
34%
# Black Students
14 Students
29,154 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
1,723 Students
335,464 Students
% White Students
50%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
78 Students
27,647 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
169
24,964
# Students in K Grade:
351
62,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
346
64,697
# Students in 2nd Grade:
378
65,383
# Students in 3rd Grade:
386
67,634
# Students in 4th Grade:
376
69,478
# Students in 5th Grade:
371
69,489
# Students in 6th Grade:
380
68,897
# Students in 7th Grade:
381
58,627
# Students in 8th Grade:
349
57,515
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
6,422
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
5,985
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
5,824
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
6,320
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,686 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,173. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,405 is less than the state median of $15,158. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$56 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$50 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,686
$16,173
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,405
$15,158
This chart display average spending per public school student in Garfield School District No. Re-2  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Garfield School District No. Re-2 School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cactus Valley Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
222 Grand Avenue
Silt, CO 81652
(970) 665-7850
Grades: PK-4
| 430 students
Rank: #22.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 East 7th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-6800
Grades: PK-4
| 422 students
Rank: #33.
Wamsley Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
225 East 30th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7950
Grades: PK-4
| 293 students
Rank: #44.
Riverside School
Math: 22% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Alder Avenue
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-7800
Grades: 5-8
| 637 students
Rank: #55.
Kathryn Senor Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Alder Avenue
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-7700
Grades: PK-4
| 263 students
Rank: #66.
Elk Creek Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
804 West Main Street
New Castle, CO 81647
(970) 665-6900
Grades: PK-4
| 249 students
Rank: #77.
Graham Mesa Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1575 Farmstead Parkway
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7500
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #88.
Rifle Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
753 Railroad
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 665-7900
Grades: 5-8
| 844 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Garfield School District No. Re-2
  • 839 WHITERIVER AVE, RIFLE, CO, 81650-3500
  • (970) 665-7600
  • garfieldre2.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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