Garfield Elementary - 19

  • Garfield Elementary - 19 serves 563 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

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Garfield Elementary - 19 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary - 19's student population of 563 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary - 19's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary - 19 is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#532 out of 617 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
8%
16%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
5%
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Black
22%
3%
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White
45%
71%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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Diversity Score0.720.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux Falls 49-5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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