In 2010, the Los Angeles Unified School District spent $11,386 per student. In 2010 the district spent 58% on instruction, 38% on support services, and 4% on other services.
james a garfield is a good school and there are good teachers that help student with special needs and want a higher education.
It is overpopulated with little resources and knowledge of college prerequisites. Staff is not the best, counselors are hard to get a hold of and there needs to be more relevant education in order to obtain the attention of mostly hispanic students and parents.
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.
The California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is used to measure student mastery of specific skills as determined by the state. Students must pass both sections of the exam in order to graduate from high school.Which Grades and Subjects?
Each student is assessed in grade 10 in English language arts and math. Students can retake the exam up to five times after grade 10.How is it Scored?
The CAHSEE is an untimed pass/fail test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|St Alphonsus School 0.2 miles||n/a|
|Monterey Continuation High School 0.2 miles|
|Media Arts and Entertainment High School 0.4 miles||n/a|
|David Wark Griffith Middle School 0.5 miles|
|Eastmont Intermediate School 0.9 miles|