Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 60 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 60 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,200 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.18, which is less 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 (IA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
76%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
71%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
90%
77%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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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 IA.
Diversity Score0.180.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCenterville Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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