18432 Marshall
Garfield, AR 72732
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Garfield Elementary School serves 116 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garfield Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 116 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#247 out of 998 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
74%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?

116 students attend Garfield Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

74% of Garfield Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School?

Garfield Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Garfield Elementary School offer ?

Garfield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 21, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break - No School
March 22, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break - No School
March 23, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break - No School
March 24, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 116 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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