Garfield High School

  • Garfield High School serves 1,052 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Garfield High School operates within the Garfield Public School District.
  • Garfield Public School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1052 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,052 students
Garfield High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Garfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
Garfield High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeGarfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Garfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
Garfield High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
56%
25%
Garfield High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
7%
16%
Garfield High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
37%
48%
Garfield High School White Students (1990-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGarfield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.550.68
Garfield High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
31%
Garfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
5%
Garfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Garfield Public School District's student population of 4,891 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 75% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,204 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,174 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameGarfield Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed4,891954
Garfield Public School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate73%94%
Garfield Public School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$94 MM$20 MM
Garfield Public School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$93 MM$20 MM
Garfield Public School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$20,204$19,116
Garfield Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,174$19,190
Garfield Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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