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Garfield Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-5 | Oakland Unified
1640 22ND Ave
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 535-2857

About This School

Garfield Elementary School is located in Oakland, CA and is one of 97 elementary schools in Oakland Unified School District. It is a public school that serves 581 students in grades K-5. 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 733 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 748 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Garfield Elementary School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

45% 55%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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This is the best school i ever been in

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One of my grandchildren is a special needs student and in- stead of trying to accomadate and help us we have had nothing but problems.  I don't understand if there are only 20 students in a class that more needs are not met.  WE have hit barriers every step of the way, including the principal. In general, the teachers are great and have tried to help us but..........................

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