Garfield Elementary School

  • Garfield Elementary School serves 524 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Garfield Elementary School's student population of 524 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.11, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1793 out of 2028 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
61%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Garfield Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
94%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
6%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.110.64
This chart display the diversity score of Garfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
37%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYakima School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Garfield Elementary School is Yakima Online (0.5 miles away)
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