Garfield High School

Unclaimed
3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
43
Grades
9-12
Students
1,052
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Algebra I
17%
State avg: 36%
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2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
86%
State avg: 90%
Average SAT score
1296
ACT participation rate
2%
State avg:
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Students
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Hispanic
55%
White
37%
Black
7%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
180 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
500 Palisade Ave
Garfield, NJ 07026
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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