Garfield Elementary School is located in Eureka, CA and is in Garfield Elementary School District. It is a public school that serves 61 students in grades K-6.
Garfield Elementary School made AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of California in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Garfield Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Garfield Elementary School had an API growth score of 891 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement.
Garfield Elementary School's 2012 base score was 891the school meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Garfield Elementary School had 28% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. California had 53% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Garfield Elementary spends $9,655 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 41% on support services, 2% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Garfield Elementary District
In 2010, Garfield Elementary School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.
The California Standards Test (CST) is an annual exam used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The CST is one of the five components of the STAR Program.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 2 through 11 in English language arts and math, in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science, and in grades 8, 10 and 11 in history/social science. In grades 9 through 11, students may also be assessed in math and science, depending on course enrollment.
How is it Scored?
Students receive one of five ratings: far below basic, below basic, basic, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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