Garfield High School
Garfield High School serves 1,857 students in grades 9-12.
Garfield High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
Garfield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Garfield High School's student population of 1,857 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Garfield High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garfield High School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#160 out of 2052 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education
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