James A. Garfield Elementary School

  • James A. Garfield Elementary School serves 408 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James A. Garfield Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • James A. Garfield Elementary School's student population of 408 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James A. Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James A. Garfield Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2322 out of 3255 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
86%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.300.48
This chart display the diversity score of James A. Garfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James A. Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James A. Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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