7
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School leader:  Mario Cantu
5101 East Sixth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90022-3209

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(323) 981-5500
(323) 268-4957
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Orchestra, Dance, Painting
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Football, Golf...
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20 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 16, 2011
This school was the worst school that i would not recommend any parent on having there kids going to . Since my son started the 9th grade i asked for help and only one time did he get counciled. He was bullied all though his high school years... more

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Submitted by a community member · May 09, 2011
As a former student of Garfield,I too think it is a great school. The AP classes and teachers are excellent,I had the good fortune to be taught by some of those teachers. Overall it is a good school and I had a great time there as a student but if... more

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Submitted by a student · December 05, 2009
Garfield high offers large selection of AP courses, clubs, sports, and other resources. Naturally so, it's student population is extremely large for a school the size of Garfield. There is no racial diversity which doesn't help in preparing... more

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Submitted by a student · June 24, 2009
Garfield is really what you make of it. There are the top students which is reflected highly which clubs such as Academic Decathlon or those who are 'demos' always struggling to get their high school diploma. I'd say the resources are there, but... more

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Last modified: December 8, 2015
Last modified James A. Garfield Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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