705 S Roberts Dr
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Garfield Elementary - 19 serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garfield Elementary - 19 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Garfield Elementary - 19's student population of 547 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Garfield Elementary - 19 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 631 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary - 19 is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#603 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
10%
14%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
7%
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Black
22%
3%
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White
37%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
12%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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