Garfield Elementary School

720 Colorado Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Garfield Elementary School serves 262 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 262 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#910 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
71%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThompson School District R-2j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garfield Elementary School is Harold Ferguson High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bill Reed Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Loveland Bill Reed Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 628 students
    0.4 miles
    370 West 4th Street
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-7200
    0.4 6-8 628
  • Loveland Truscott Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 221 students
    0.5 miles
    211 West 6th Street
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-6900
    0.5 K-5 221
  • Loveland Harold Ferguson High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 109 students
    0.6 miles
    1101 Hilltop Drive
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-5300
    0.6 10-12 109
  • Loveland Leap School
    Grades: K-12 | 187 students
    0.7 miles
    1101 Hilltop Dr
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-5300
    0.7 K-12 187
  • Loveland Van Buren Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 124 students
    1.0 miles
    1811 West 15th Street
    Loveland, CO 80538
    (970) 613-7000
    1 K-5 124

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