850 E. Brown St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Garfield Elementary School serves 770 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 770 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.02, 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6445 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
23:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
99%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 1991-92 school year data.
White
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 770 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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