PROFICIENCY 18% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Montebello Unified
26%Bell Gardens
38%California

Garfield Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Montebello Unified" in Bell Gardens, CA. There are a total of 755 students and 28 teachers at Garfield Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 606 free lunch students and 58 reduced lunch students.

Garfield Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.5%, which is 54% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students755
Teachers27.57
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch606
Reduced lunch58

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/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 Garfield Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All16%
315-19%
410-14%
515-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
310-14%
410-14%
525-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

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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Garfield Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 1.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 2.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 95.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bell Gardens Intermediate17%0.5Bell Gardens, CA
Suva Intermediate23%0.6Bell Gardens, CA
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary18%0.6Bell Gardens, CA
Suva Elementary23%0.7Bell Gardens, CA
Bell Gardens High32%0.8Bell Gardens, CA
Bell Gardens Elementary19%0.9Bell Gardens, CA
Park Avenue Elementary25%1.2Cudahy, CA
Rio Hondo Elementary35%1.3Downey, CA
Griffiths Middle School40%1.4Downey, CA
Ellen Ochoa Learning Center19%1.4Cudahy, CA
Williams Elementary47%1.5Downey, CA
Price Elementary48%1.5Downey, CA

Bell Gardens demographics profile

StatisticBell GardensCaliforniaNational
Population124,19138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)16,66823291
Median age31.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish88%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bell Gardens

IndexBell GardensCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade51.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school46.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college24.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Garfield Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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