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Garfield High School is a public school in Seattle, WA. It has 1,786 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 242 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Student Culture & Diversity: the school is very accepting

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On Teachers: teachers are helpful and most connect well

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On Health & Safety: rarely any bullying, there is a nurse and teen life center

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On Extracurriculars: deca, cooking, sports, teachers are involved and coaches

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On Administration & Policies: I believe we shouldn't get detention for being late

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Garfield High School is a public school in Seattle, WA. It has 1,786 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 242 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

91%

Test Performance

69
Garfield High School performed better than 69% of other schools on Washington math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1980

Based on 179 students surveyed
Math
660
Verbal
660
Writing
660

ACT:
30

Based on 57 students surveyed
Math
29
English
30
Reading
30
Science
29
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 24% Unfair suspension policies
  • 21% The counseling department
  • 18% Not being able to choose your own teachers
  • 15% Unfair policies in general
  • 9% Biased
  • 6% Cafeteria food
  • 6% Students segregating themselves despite diversity
  • 3% Detention if you are late for any class

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% There are a lot of resources
  • 25% That you have to work for yourself to do well
  • 17% Establish a large friend group
  • 17% Get involved
  • 8% Alot of resource, get invilved, and make friends

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50%
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Female
50%
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Racial Diversity

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White
37.7%
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African American
30.2%
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Asian
23.2%
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Hispanic
7.7%
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Native American
0.7%
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Multiracial
0.3%
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Pacific Islander
0.2%