Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Garfield Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

Garfield Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 283 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#463 out of 1265 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
33%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
89%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 KS.
Diversity Score0.200.54
This chart display the diversity score of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
10%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOttawa School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Garfield is a very loving and caring school for all grades, I attended myself kindergarten through 3rd grade and i was very reluctant to leave the school. I would recommend this school for all grades k-5.
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