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

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • World languages
    Spanish
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9 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Teacher effectiveness: Agree
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: Disagree
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 character: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · July 26, 2015
Honesty would say that you are achieving grade level because you can do the work of any other student in the United States for the same thing at the same grade. This school makes students think they are achieving something they are not. That does... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · July 26, 2015
My daughter got a scholarship to a middle school and we found that she was working at about the third or fourth grade level even though Garfield said she was gifted and a top student. She even got awards.

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About this school

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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Last modified: December 8, 2015
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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