James A. Garfield High School

5101 East Sixth St, Los Angeles, CA 90022 | (323) 981-5500
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 4,271
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5101 East Sixth St., Los Angeles, CA 90022
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 4,271
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 200.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 2,170 (50.8%)
  • Females: 2,101 (49.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 120 (2.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 3,658 (85.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 3,778 (88.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James A. Garfield High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.2%
Black80.2%
Asian80.2%
Hispanic4,23299.1%
White120.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James A. Garfield High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade70.2%
9th Grade1,53235.9%
10th Grade1,19428.0%
11th Grade81119.0%
12th Grade72717.0%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.9%
District:
69.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
1.2%
District:
3.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
9.7%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
15.8%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 0.9%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 97.7%
Number of Certificated Staff: 247.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 12.9
Average Age
School:
42.0
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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3 reviews for James A. Garfield High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 30, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I attented Garfield High many years ago,and it was a great school then,
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 05, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son goes to school and I plan on sending my daughter and other son when they become of age. This is a great school with excellend academics and religious studies. I couldn't ask for anything more for my children. I have a lot of pride with this school
  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 31, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is full of excellent hard working students who even thought the odds are against them in such ways like financially, racially,legally and other, they've manage to accomplish what many without this problems have not.

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