Garfield High School



Garfield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garfield High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 291
10 240
11 236
12 276
UG 54

Garfield High School is a public high school of the Garfield Public School District located in Garfield, NJ. It has 1,097 students in grades 9th through 12th. Garfield High School is the 163rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 5,303rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,097
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 82

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Garfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 564
(51%)
583
(51%)
 Male 533
(49%)
567
(49%)

Garfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 582
(53%)
609
(53%)
 White 412
(38%)
423
(37%)
 Black 87
(8%)
101
(9%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Garfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 550
(50%)
585
(51%)
 Not Eligible 431
(39%)
448
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(11%)
117
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Garfield High School is ranked 53rd out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.7%) is higher than the state average of 32.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Garfield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1205
2006 1206
2007 1142
2008 1086
2009 1134
2010 1114
2011 1054
2012 1097

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 14.2
2007 14.8
2008 12.4
2009 14.5
2010 14.3
2011 10.9
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41576763485477
2006 0.41210613598673
2007 0.56830122591944
2008 0.5451197053407
2009 0.51234567901235
2010 0.69210053859964
2011 0.75521821631879
2012 0.60711030082042

Compare Garfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 60.7%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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