Garfield Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Garfield Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 211 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 24%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 20-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Garfield Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Garfield Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#625 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Garfield Elementary School's ranking?
Garfield Elementary School is ranked #625 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?
211 students attend Garfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Garfield Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School?
Garfield Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Garfield Elementary School offer ?
Garfield Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Garfield Elementary School part of?
Garfield Elementary School is part of Thompson School District R-2j.
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