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Garfield High School
  • Public
  • SEATTLE, WA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade C minus
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Garfield High School is a top rated, public school located in SEATTLE, WA. It has 1,729 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Garfield High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1300
756 responses
Average ACT
30
239 responses
AP Enrollment
45%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$130,262
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,918
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$873,698
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 140 responses
  • Purple and White Day
    29%
  • True Dawgs Cheer
    16%
  • Y-E-L-L
    14%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Basketball games
    7%
  • Dramatic paws
    6%
  • Post
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,729
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,701
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.9%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 69 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 69 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 69 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$17,218 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 79 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 79 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 79 responses

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