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Garfield High School

Preschool | Grades 9-12 | San Diego Unified
1255 16TH St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 525-2059

About This School

Garfield High School is located in San Diego, CA and is one of 234 schools in San Diego Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 312 students in grades 9-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Garfield High 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 High School had an API growth score of 561 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Garfield High School's 2012 base score was 570 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Garfield High School had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

312

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

46% 54%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

92.3%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$10,145
per student
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Garfield High School Reviews

By , a Former Student on

If it wasn't for this school I may not have graduated at all. I had my first child at 16 and was in their teen mothers program. It was great!!!


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