Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 29%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 31%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the District of Columbia state level of 11:1.

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School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 301 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#125 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:111:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
16%
Black
99%
70%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.020.26
This chart display the diversity score of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name of Columbia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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