Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart

Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart serves 149 students in grades Prekindergarten. 
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart's student population of 149 students has grown by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Total Students
149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
62%
32%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
28%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart?
149 students attend Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart?
Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart offer ?
Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten
What school district is Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart part of?
Garfield Public Preschool 3 At Headstart is part of Garfield Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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