Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 654 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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#8456 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
31%
11%
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Hispanic
48%
54%
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Black
18%
6%
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White
1%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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