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9-12
Public
San Diego, CA
Students enrolled: 307
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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1255 16th Street
San Diego, CA 92101

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(619) 362-4500
(619) 525-2063
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September 26, 2013
Great teacher Mr. Sawyer taught me a lot how to study and concertration. My summer school was great at Garfield caring people.

- submitted by a student
April 22, 2013
I love attending Garfield. I came from a "good well ' known school and i was doing horrible. now that i come here im doing good and actually feel like im learning something new everyday, and getting good grades. (:

- submitted by a student
June 24, 2011
As a former student, I loved that school. I excelled there and the teachers were awesome. I had SO many more opportunities opened to me than I ever would have had at a regular High School. If I had known, I would've gone there sooner. I made awesome friends that i am still close with today. The CMC (City Middle College) program made me learn so much more about myself, and my classmates.The mantra that we memorized: "I can, I will, I must" is something I use in my everyday life. Thanks so much for everything Garfield! I'm going to make you proud.

- submitted by a community member
April 14, 2010
Excellent school. My son is about to graduate from Garfield Oracle Program. I am so proud of him. The teachers are really great. They are available and they allow you to be involved with your child's education.My wife calls to see our son's status and his teacher is happy to share the information. The receptionist is very friendly too.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 14, 2009
has helped my daughter out better than anyone she finished school a year earlier and finished with the best of grades she now has a 3.90 GPA.the teachers are wonderful.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2007
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- submitted by a teacher
August 23, 2007
I was a former student at Garfield enrolled in the Pregnant Minor Program, I later was enrolled in the regular day program there. The teachers, who are untraditional in their ways of teaching, are like none that I have ever seen in traditional schools. The opportunities that this school provides is unlike any other.

- submitted by a student
April 20, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
January 12, 2006
Garfield's low teacher to student ratio and it's partnerships with San Diego City College makes it a great school for students who need to learn in a small environment and want to pursue college.

- submitted by a staff
June 19, 2005
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- submitted by a staff
June 18, 2005
Good school overall. Not bad teachers. MAde a lot of friends.

- submitted by a student
September 25, 2003
Garfield high School is a gem in its downtown area. The's school's genuine interest in its students is highly recommendable. They have a variety of programs that could fit any student's needs. They collaborate with San Diego City College which provides for a unique academic atmosphere and beneficial connections. Moreover, they have an ORACLE program, an independent study program that let's students enrolled work at a pace they're comfortable with. Many students are able to accelerate and graduate early through the program. The principal I knew, Ms. Joan Zeno, has retired, but I have been told that the new principal, Ms. Pickett, is an excellent addition to the faculty. You should seriously consider Garfield High School!

- submitted by a community member
August 19, 2003
Garfield is a top-notch school is so many ways. The principal, Ms. Zeno was an excellent leader. She provided the spark in this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2003
I thought the principal was a most effective and lively person. I think she created a wonderful atmostphere at the school. Students performed well under her leadership. They enjoyed school at Garfield when she became principal.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2003
I love Garfield! I went to this school because I got pregnant when I was young, and they really helped a lot! They have a Pregnant Minor Program (PMP), and the teachers there are really great very understanding, and helpful. If I found out about this school earlier, and knew what it felt like to be at Garfield, I would've switched right away. This school also gave me a chance to finish one year early because the teachers believed in me and knew that I could do it. It also gave me a chance to spend more time with my son while doing homework at the same time. I'd recommend this school to anyone who needs to catch up, are pregnant, everybody! Thanks Garfield!

- submitted by a former student
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Garfield High School
1255 16th Street, San Diego, CA  92101
(619) 362-4500
Last modified Garfield High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Garfield High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top