Garton Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Des Moines Independent Comm School District" in Des Moines, IA. There are a total of 624 students and 47 teachers at Garton Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 477 free lunch students and 90 reduced lunch students.
Garton Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 58.5%, which is 25% lower than the Iowa average.
|Taking some courses||n/a|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||n/a|
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|Passing no courses||n/a|
Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Garton Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||30.6%||23.9%||9.7%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.3%||0.5%||0.5%||1.2%|
|Goodrell Middle School||66%||0.6||Des Moines, IA|
|Phillips Elementary||77%||0.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Cattell Elementary School||57%||1.5||Des Moines, IA|
|Stowe Elementary School||55%||1.7||Des Moines, IA|
|Madison Elementary School||60%||1.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Hiatt Middle School||46%||1.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Hoyt Middle School||46%||2.1||Des Moines, IA|
|Brubaker Elementary School||52%||2.1||Des Moines, IA|
|East High School||65%||2.2||Des Moines, IA|
|Harding Middle School||54%||2.2||Des Moines, IA|
|Findley Elementary School||62%||2.2||Des Moines, IA|
|Capitol View Elementary School||51%||2.2||Des Moines, IA|
|Population density (sq mi)||2,407||55||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||49%||60%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||82.6%||89.2%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||81.4%||87.7%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||56.8%||59.8%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||34.8%||38.4%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.5%||2.7%||3.3%|