Garfield High School
Garfield High School serves 1,090 students in grades 9-12.
Garfield High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey 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 20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
Garfield High School's student population of 1,090 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Garfield High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1842 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education
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