James A. Garfield Elementary School

  • James A. Garfield Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • James A. Garfield Elementary School's student population of 395 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James A. Garfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James A. Garfield Elementary School is 0.26, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2219 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of James A. Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James A. Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James A. Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
16%
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White
86%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in James A. Garfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James A. Garfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.260.25
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
23%
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 Lunchn/a
4%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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