Garfield Elementary School

436 Prospect Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 526 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Garfield Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 526 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 526 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Garfield Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. 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 (MO)
#1960 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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9%
37%
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14%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
17%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
8%
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Black
44%
15%
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White
5%
69%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Garfield Elementary School's ranking?
Garfield Elementary School is ranked #1960 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?
526 students attend Garfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Garfield Elementary School students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 2% 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 20:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Garfield Elementary School offer ?
Garfield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Garfield Elementary School part of?
Garfield Elementary School is part of Kansas City 33 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 526 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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