School Details

Garfield Elementary School

420 May Street, Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 888-5192
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 381 students 18 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

31%
54%
55%
35%
50%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • School District U-46 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
58%
60%
21%
50%
59%
65%
75%
81%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • School District U-46 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
64%
59%
44%
52%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • School District U-46 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

49%
62%
60%
33%
56%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • School District U-46 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Garfield Elementary School is a public middle school in Elgin. The principal of Garfield Elementary School is Peggy Ondera. 381 students go to Garfield Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 56% of the Garfield Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 91% of the 381 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 91% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Garfield Elementary School is 18:1. Ellis Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 7%
Hispanic 85% 44%
Multiracial 3% %
White, non-Hispanic 2% 38%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 8%
Asian 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 47%
Limited English proficiency 56% 20%
Economically disadvantaged 91% 43%

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