Garfield Elementary School

901 S. 15th
Clarinda, IA 51632
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Garfield Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Garfield Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#501 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
92%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClarinda Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garfield Elementary School is Clarinda High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Clarinda Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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