Garfield Elementary School

4487 Oregon St.
San Diego, CA 92116
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Garfield Elementary School serves 245 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 245 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.59, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
60-64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
60%
56%
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Black
16%
5%
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White
16%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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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?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?
245 students attend Garfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Garfield Elementary School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 16% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School?
Garfield Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower 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 San Diego Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2024 (Wednesday)
First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
June 01, 2024 (Saturday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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