Garfield Elementary School

222 W Knox Ave
Spokane, WA 99205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Garfield Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Garfield Elementary School's student population of 445 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield Elementary School is 0.58, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1536 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
62%
54%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
16%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpokane School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Garfield Elementary School is North Central High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Peak At Pratt (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spokane North Central High School Math: 50% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,507 student
    0.4 miles
    1600 N Howard St
    Spokane, WA 99205
    (509) 354-6300
    0.4 7-12 1,507
  • Spokane Eagle Peak At Pratt Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-12 | 80 students
    0.7 miles
    6903 E 4th Ave
    Spokane, WA 99212
    (509) 354-7100
    0.7 3-12 80
  • Spokane The Community School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
    0.8 miles
    1025 W Spofford Ave
    Spokane, WA 99205
    (509) 354-3810
    0.8 9-12 165
  • Spokane Spokane Public Montessori Math: 39% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 481 students
    0.8 miles
    1300 West Knox Ave.
    Spokane, WA 99205
    (509) 354-6404
    0.8 PK-8 481
  • Spokane Logan Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 397 students
    1.0 miles
    1001 E Montgomery Ave
    Spokane, WA 99207
    (509) 354-3434
    1 PK-6 397

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