2535 B St.
Selma, CA 93662
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
James Garfield Elementary School serves 233 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
James Garfield Elementary 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

James Garfield Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

James Garfield Elementary School's student population of 233 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

James Garfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James Garfield Elementary School is 0.15, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2373 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
92%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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