1170 Brookside Rd
Marion, OH 43302
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
James A. Garfield Elementary School serves 408 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

School Overview

James A. Garfield Elementary School's student population of 408 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

James A. Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James A. Garfield Elementary School is 0.32, 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 Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2686 out of 3233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
82%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 408 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Top 50%)

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