James A. Garfield Senior High School

5101 E. Sixth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
James A. Garfield Senior High School serves 2,531 students in grades 9-12.
James A. Garfield Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is equal to the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

James A. Garfield Senior High School's student population of 2,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,531 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of James A. Garfield Senior High School
Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

James A. Garfield Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of James A. Garfield Senior High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2821 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of James A. Garfield Senior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
99%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in James A. Garfield Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in James A. Garfield Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 1993-94 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James A. Garfield Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.020.64
This chart display the diversity score of James A. Garfield Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of James A. Garfield Senior High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James A. Garfield Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James A. Garfield Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James A. Garfield Senior High School is Monterey Continuation (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Griffith Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fourth Street Primary Center (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Fourth Street Primary Center
    Grades: K-1 | 272 students
    0.2 miles
    469 Amalia Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90022
    (323) 268-8775
    0.2 K-1 272
  • Los Angeles Monterey Continuation Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    0.2 miles
    466 S. Fraser St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90022
    (323) 269-0786
    0.2 9-12 62
  • Los Angeles Alliance Morgan Mckinzie High School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 393 students
    0.3 miles
    110 S. Townsend Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    (323) 859-0750
    0.3 9-12 393
  • Los Angeles Fourth Street Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 517 students
    0.3 miles
    420 S. Amalia Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90022
    (323) 266-0182
    0.3 K-5 517
  • Los Angeles Griffith Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,459 student
    0.5 miles
    4765 E. Fourth St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90022
    (323) 266-7400
    0.5 6-8 1,459

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