Garfield Public School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 1,159 students in Garfield Public School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in New Jersey.
Public High School in Garfield Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the New Jersey public high school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in Garfield Public School District is Garfield High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Garfield Public School District have a Graduation Rate of 90%, which is less than the New Jersey average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Garfield High School, with 90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New Jersey or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public high school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Garfield Public School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Garfield Public School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NJ)
# Schools
1 School
555 Schools
# Students
1,159 Students
457,675 Students
# Teachers
101 Teachers
36,850 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Garfield Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 322 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#441 out of 652 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Garfield Public   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garfield Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garfield Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Garfield Public   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.71
# American Indian Students
1 Student
590 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
14 Students
44,946 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
672 Students
135,464 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
30%
# Black Students
99 Students
77,622 Students
% Black Students
9%
17%
# White Students
368 Students
189,658 Students
% White Students
32%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
926 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
8,408 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
295
# Students in K Grade:
-
3,217
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
3,404
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
3,271
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
3,457
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
3,337
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
3,409
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
4,301
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
6,764
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
7,866
# Students in 9th Grade:
296
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
251
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
234
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
265
99,075
# Ungraded Students:
113
15,881

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,186 is higher than the state median of $26,132. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,154 is higher than the state median of $25,552. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NJ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$124 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Garfield Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$124 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Garfield Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$26,186
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Garfield Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$26,154
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Garfield Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Garfield Public School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Garfield High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Palisade Ave
Garfield, NJ 07026
(973) 340-5010
Grades: 9-12
| 1,159 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Garfield Public School District
  • 34 OUTWATER LANE, GARFIELD, NJ, 07026
  • (973) 340-5000
  • gboe.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,159 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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