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San Leandro, CA
Students enrolled: 399
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Garfield Elementary School 5

Posted August 20, 2014
- a community member
Garfield San Leandro and this is my grandson 1st day in Kindergarten and we already love the teacher she is amazing this school is great- Classroom 2!!

Garfield Elementary School 5

Posted January 28, 2013
- a parent
This school is great! My daughter has been here from kindergarten to 5 grade. She loved it , although she would complain about homework but that is normal. She has had excellent teachers. A lot of her test scores are really great. I belive that this school was a great choice.

Garfield Elementary School 5

Posted October 03, 2009
- a parent
Garfield is an amazing school! The teachers and staff truly care about our kids. The parents are dedicated and the kids are wonderful!

Garfield Elementary School 4

Posted May 21, 2009
- a parent
My two daughters attend Garfield. One is in 5th grade and the other in 3rd. They have been there since kindergarten. The teaching staff are excellent. Since Garfield is a program improvement school we benefit from the reduced size classrooms. The year-round schedule always was a big plus for me, however Garfield will be going traditional for the 2009-2010 year due to budget restraints. One huge minus is the lack of a GATE program. Last year was the first year of the 4 years we have been there to actually have some sort of GATE program, albeit small. That lasted a whole 6 months, now we are back to a big zero! Lots of guidance for the children who are below basic to basic, but nothing for the students who are above average.

Garfield Elementary School 4

Posted December 17, 2008
- a parent
My son went to school here from 1st thru 5th, and my daughter from K thru 4th until we have to moved to SLZSD. It's a small community, school staff from the Principal down to the janitor, are friendly and helpful. They are accommodating. What I really like at this school is it's year-round school. Kids don't have a long summer in a way it's good for them so they still have that enthusiasm. The 3 weeks school intercession during Fall and Spring keeps the kids not to burned out from school and this is a good time for parents and family together to make some family vacation/bonding since it's off-season to go some places. I'm just sad that this is the only school that's a year-round school for this school district. Both my kids missed this school and they had fun memories, so have I.

Garfield Elementary School 5

Posted June 05, 2008
- a community member
Garfield is a great school.I attended this school a couple of years ago and i loved every second since k-5 grade.The school has taught more than enough.And the school had many fun events.parents were always involved with the schools activities.Garfiels is great!

Garfield Elementary School 0
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Posted December 05, 2007
- a parent
I love Garfield espically the year round schedule. They have great taechares and an excellent principal

Garfield Elementary School 5

Posted June 02, 2006
- a parent
The academic programs are top notch. My older daughter joined GATE through Garfield. She also joined the Band program and continues today at the middle school. Garfield has a number of extracuricular and after-school activities open to all students including soccer, volleyball and karate. Parent involvement is low but the parents that do volunteer (including my husband and myself) are a core group that show up and help at all events and class projects. The staff is very friendly and have an open-door policy for the parents. My husband and I are alumni of Garfield, and it is still the same great community that it was when we were going here 30 years ago.

Garfield Elementary School 5

Posted October 13, 2004
- a parent
My son likes that school so I took him there when he was in kindergarten but left in 1st and 2nd grade. Now he's in 5th grade.

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Garfield Elementary School
13050 Aurora Drive, San Leandro, CA  94577
(510) 618-4300
Last modified Garfield 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.
Garfield Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top