out of 10


Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 4
Test scores for low-income students

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School leader:  Fausto Barragan
333 Garrison Drive
Oceanside, CA 92054-4733

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(760) 901-7600
(760) 757-5008
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Submitted by a parent · September 18, 2012
Great Principal, Great Teachers. We love Garrison. We went away and tried to get back in but couldn't :( The only bad thing I can say is the security of the school. No fences and people are just walking around campus at anytime. Other than... more

Submitted by a parent · May 19, 2012
Garrison Elementary school is a hidden gem in Oceanside. A lot of people overlook this school due to their lower test scores compared to surrounding schools. I have to admit I was. The scores are dues to many non english speaking students. ... more

Submitted by a parent · August 04, 2011
Garrison Elementary is an amazing school. From the principal to the janitor, every aspect of the school was attended too. Although there is a high level of ESL students here, I do not feel that my childrens' education was every ignored or dumbed... more

Submitted by a parent · August 16, 2010
WOW! Garrison Elementary School is truly amazing. As an elementary school teacher involved in education for the past 20 years I am not easy to please. Attending this school has been a true gift for my children and our family. The balance... more

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Garrison is a small school, with approximately 390 regular education students, 22 K-5 special education students, and 30 special education speech and language pre-school students. Although the school is aging, it is maintained beautifully with grassy malls and beautiful trees. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the entire campus is charming and very welcoming. Because of our small size, we are able to maintain a percussion lab, orchestra and band lab, art room, full-sized speech therapy room, as well as two separate rooms for the after-school program. The MPR is large and features a full-size stage for performances. The school offers specialized programs for qualified students such as The Listening Program, Math Solutions, and Lindamood Bell reading intervention. Each program is specifically designed for students who have been through the Student Study Team process. Garrison is the home of the Oceanside Unified District-wide Spelling Bee. Each year we host participating Oceanside elementary schools in a drama-filled competition that accents academic achievement. We are proud and delighted to have a dynamic and energetic parent/teacher team (PTO) that works very hard to provide excellent fundraisers and "fun"raisers. The culminating event of the year is the annual Pageant of the Masters Show, featuring music, dancing, visual art and drama sketches that students have worked on throughout the year. It's a "don't miss" event!


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E. G. Garrison Elementary School
333 Garrison Drive, Oceanside, CA  92054-4733
(760) 901-7600
Last modified E. G. Garrison Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
E. G. Garrison Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top