NO DISTRICTGarfield Elementary School Profile (2020-21) | Long Beach, CA

Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 710 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is equal to the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 710 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.40, 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4843 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
76%
54%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
n/a
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Garfield Elementary School is Cabrillo High School (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hudson K-8 (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Long Beach Cabrillo High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,331 students
    0.3 miles
    2001 Santa Fe Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90810
    (562) 951-7700
    0.3 9-12 2,331
  • Long Beach Hudson K-8
    Grades: K-8 | 696 students
    0.4 miles
    2335 Webster Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90810
    (562) 426-0470
    0.4 K-8 696
  • Long Beach Reid High School Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 220 students
    0.4 miles
    2153 W. Hill St.
    Long Beach, CA 90810
    (562) 989-2098
    0.4 11-12 220
  • Long Beach Stephens Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
    0.8 miles
    1830 W. Columbia St.
    Long Beach, CA 90810
    (562) 595-0841
    0.8 6-8 801
  • Long Beach Lafayette Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 939 students
    1.0 miles
    2445 Chestnut Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90806
    (562) 426-7075
    1.0 K-5 939

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