Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 455 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students455 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Garfield Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2529 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Hispanic
31%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
68%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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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 IL.
Diversity Score0.450.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaywood-Melrose Park-Broadview 89 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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