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
9 419
10 368
11 460
12 424

Garfield High School is a public high school of the Seattle School District #1 located in Seattle, WA. It has 1,671 students in grades 9th through 12th. Garfield High School is the 45th largest public high school in Washington and the 2,566th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,671
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.2

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Garfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 848
(51%)
6,855
(48%)
 Male 823
(49%)
7,290
(52%)

Garfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 615
(37%)
5,741
(41%)
 Black 519
(31%)
2,878
(20%)
 Asian 349
(21%)
2,992
(21%)
 Hispanic 123
(7%)
1,688
(12%)
 Two or More 45
(3%)
543
(4%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
208
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
95
(1%)

Garfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,004
(60%)
8,287
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 560
(34%)
4,785
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 107
(6%)
1,073
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Garfield High School is ranked 49th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 1595
2006 1600
2007 1643
2008 1679
2009 1642
2010 1786
2011 1723
2012 1671

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.1
2006 22.5
2007 24.2
2008 24.1
2009 23.2
2010 23.8
2011 22.1
2012 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21567398119122
2006 0.2425
2007 0.25502130249544
2008 0.30494341870161
2009 0.34713763702801
2010 0.38297872340426
2011 0.39117817759721
2012 0.39916217833633

Compare Garfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.9%
 
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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