Garfield Elementary School

2200 Freshwater Rd.
Eureka, CA 95503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 66 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Garfield Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 66 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 20% in CA
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Garfield Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 66 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
66 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Garfield Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.20, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#1142 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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50-59%
33%
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 2021-22 school year data.
70-79%
47%
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 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
5%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
89%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.20
This chart display the diversity score of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Garfield Elementary School's ranking?
Garfield Elementary School is ranked #1142 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Garfield Elementary School often compared to?
Garfield Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alice Birney Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Garfield Elementary School?
66 students attend Garfield Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Garfield Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Garfield Elementary School?
Garfield Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, 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-6
What school district is Garfield Elementary School part of?
Garfield Elementary School is part of Garfield Elementary School District.
In what neighborhood is Garfield Elementary School located?
Garfield Elementary School is located in the Garfield neighborhood of Eureka, CA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 66 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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