Garfield Elementary School

10301 Hartsook St
Houston, TX 77034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Garfield Elementary School serves 721 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 721 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students721 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Rankings

Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6251 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
89%
52%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.200.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasadena Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Garfield Elementary School is Yes Prep - Southeast (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Hancock Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pasadena Thomas Hancock Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 446 students
    0.5 miles
    9604 Minnesota St
    Pasadena, TX 77502
    (713) 740-0243
    0.5 PK-4 446
  • Houston Earnesteen Milstead Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 794 students
    0.8 miles
    338 Gilpin
    Houston, TX 77034
    (713) 740-5238
    0.8 5-6 794
  • Houston Freeman Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 507 students
    0.8 miles
    2323 Theta St
    Houston, TX 77034
    (713) 740-0568
    0.8 PK-4 507
  • Houston Jessup Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 680 students
    1.3 miles
    9301 Almeda Genoa Rd
    Houston, TX 77075
    (713) 740-0616
    1.3 PK-4 680
  • Houston Meador Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 604 students
    1.4 miles
    10701 Seaford Dr
    Houston, TX 77089
    (713) 740-0648
    1.4 PK-4 604

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