School Details

Garfield Elementary - 19

2421 West 15th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-6180
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 341 students 17 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

83%
79%
78%
79%
81%
79%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
80%
79%
66%
80%
78%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
78%
77%
77%
78%
75%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Garfield Elementary - 19 is a public elementary school in Sioux Falls. 341 children attend Garfield Elementary - 19 and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 78% of the 341 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Garfield Elementary - 19 is 17:1. Challenge Center - 51 is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 64% 76%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 13% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 9%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian 1% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78% 36%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My son is first grader there. His teacher Mrs. Daly is very experienced one and she really DO love the children in her class. She is reporting personally every issue and she is very supportive! I mentioned that my son's classmates like her also. My son is much happier in this school than in the previous one where the teacher was not able to pay personal attention to everyone. I like also the Principal Mrs. N. Dunkan who is doing her best.

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