Garfield Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 573 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Math Proficiency: 20% (Btm 50% in CA)
- Reading Proficiency: 39% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Garfield Elementary School's student population of 573 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
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), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?
573 students attend Garfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Garfield Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% 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 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
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 Long Beach Unified School District.
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