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K-8
Public
Menlo Park, CA
Students enrolled: 677
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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3600 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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(650) 369-3759
(650) 367-4358
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March 01, 2014
As with all online platforms/ reviews, this one seems to attract only very negative ones. I wish this had more of a dialogue. Sidenote on equity (not equality): Many of our parents who love what is happening at this school are most comfortable with expressing themselves in Spanish and may not have immediate access to the Web. It's not accident that our school sits in city-planning boundaries outside of the Menlo Park school district despite the fact that we exist within its parameters. 40+ years of relegating students of color into one school outside of the "safe" suburbs is a city planning policy proven to exist through multiple studies (comparable to gerrymandering in politics). Last sidenote: Couple of the angry comments seem to be from subs that were struggling to speak with respect towards our students. Our students are keenly skilled at detecting derision.

- submitted by a teacher
October 30, 2012
The school is not organized as my son's favorite school. My son hates your school!

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2010
I have seen in our school that there have been problems, but im sure our new principal will change our problems. We the students feel very proud and with the staff, we are a family i dont know if thats going to change this 2010 2011 year. on the other hand i hope it wont, we grew up with these theachers for eight years there like family. Now the school is averge lets make it a exellent. Together we can make it the best school in the U.S.. Parents have to step up but lets not over due it, it can be weird. It is tought with the econemy but we can make alot easier. I dont know how but were smart your smart together we'll figur something out. Including the state, it will be hard but we will make it with blood sweet and tears. Garfield will make it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a community member
November 24, 2009
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- submitted by a student
March 07, 2006
Teacher's staff development has created a systematic program in which all students read and write at their level until they are at grade level and beyond.

- submitted by a teacher
September 11, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
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Garfield Elementary School
3600 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA  94025
(650) 369-3759
Last modified Garfield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Garfield Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top