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School leader:  Nima Tahai
1640 22nd Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606-4710

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    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

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Teacher effectiveness: Effective
Submitted by a parent · July 26, 2015
I think it is the principal who holds kids back so that all students learn the same. It matters to him that all African-American, Mexican and Central American and Asian students learn the same amount even if some kids don't work hard. So the less... more

Amount of homework: Not enough
Submitted by a parent · July 26, 2015
Students who finish their work in class don't get a chance to work ahead. It is not even working ahead because they don't work at grade level. Students could learn at grade level if they were challenged.

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · July 26, 2015
I think grit is like persistence. She got to practice it a lot because she developed strategies like wearing ear plugs so she would not be distracted. She also found a way to apply to a private school. We have to pay $1,000 a year for middle... more

Develops respect: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · July 26, 2015
Respect is when everyone gets to learn if they work hard. In that way my daughter was disrespected.

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Garfield Elementary strives to provide a caring school community for a multicultural and diverse student population. Our focus on a strong academic program is balanced with our belief that it is our school's responsibility to partner with families to care for all developmental aspect of our students. Garfield Wildcats work together everyday to become productive, caring, and creative adults in the 21st century!

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Garfield Elementary School
1640 22nd Avenue, Oakland, CA  94606-4710
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. (510) 535-2857
Last modified Garfield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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