Garfield Elementary School

902 E 29th St
Davenport, IA 52803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Garfield Elementary School serves 427 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Garfield Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1162 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
17%
12%
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Black
28%
7%
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White
41%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Garfield Elementary School's ranking?
Garfield Elementary School is ranked #1162 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Garfield Elementary School often compared to?
Garfield Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mckinley Elementary School, Madison Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?
427 students attend Garfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Garfield Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, and 14% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School?
Garfield Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Garfield Elementary School offer ?
Garfield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Garfield Elementary School part of?
Garfield Elementary School is part of Davenport Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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