Garnet Patterson Middle School

  • Garnet Patterson Middle School serves 221 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 11:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 90%.

School Overview

  • Garnet Patterson Middle School's student population of 221 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garnet Patterson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garnet Patterson Middle School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:111:1
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
23%
16%
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Black
76%
70%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garnet Patterson Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
10%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garnet Patterson Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garnet Patterson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.370.47
This chart display the diversity score of Garnet Patterson Middle School and the public school average diversity score of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
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This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garnet Patterson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garnet Patterson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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School District Name of Columbia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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My son is 12 and has Autism and Epilepsy he came to Shaw from Barnard Elementary School and since he has learned how to READ and his teacher has tought him Math and many other things. My son is being challenged daily and the WHOLE team of teachers at the school is EXCELLENT and to be COMMENDED!!!
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