Garfield High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#407
College Readiness Index
50.8
Algebra Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,723 Students
  • 78 Teachers

Garfield High School
400 23 AVE
SEATTLE, WA 98122

Phone: (206) 252-2270

District: Seattle Public Schools

Overview

Garfield High School is ranked 9th within Washington. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Garfield High School is 60 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 62 percent. Garfield High School is 1 of 17 high schools in the Seattle Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#407
State Rank
#9

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,723
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 62%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 39%
Full-Time Teachers 78

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 81%
Proficient in Algebra 68%
College Readiness Index 50.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 17
Total Students 13,726
Proficient in Reading (district average) 67%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 54%
College Readiness (district average) 27.1

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Garfield High School is 1 of 17 schools in the Seattle Public Schools.

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