Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 425 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garfield Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students425 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Garfield Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1343 out of 3167 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Garfield Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
74%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan 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 MI.
Diversity Score0.410.52
This chart display the diversity score of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
40%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWyandotte School District Of The City Of School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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