Garfield Elementary School

1101 N Gilbert St
Danville, IL 61832
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Garfield Elementary School serves 188 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 188 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
6-9%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
56%
17%
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White
18%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
17%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
3%
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 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Garfield Elementary School often compared to?
Garfield Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bismarck-henning Elementary School, Northeast Elementary Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).
How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?
188 students attend Garfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Garfield Elementary School students are Black, 18% of students are White, 17% of students are Two or more races, and 9% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School?
Garfield Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Garfield Elementary School offer ?
Garfield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Garfield Elementary School part of?
Garfield Elementary School is part of Danville CCSD 118 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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