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Garfield Elementary School

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Principal

Kennard Branch

School Overview

Grades Served

PK3 - Grade 5

2019 - 2020

Title I Status

Yes

A Title I school is a school that receives federal funds to support students from low-income backgrounds in learning and achieving at high levels.

Local Education Agency

District of Columbia Public Schools

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Star Rating

The School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework is DC's school accountability system. Each school receives a rating of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest, based on its performance across multiple metrics. Not Applicable means the school did not meet the minimum population size to generate a score or was not in operation during the previous school year.

Message from the School

Garfield Prep is a Microsoft School. We deliver a blended learning and inquiry-based program that includes and values all students in order to meet their unique learning needs while developing their understanding and respect of difference. Our educators and partners work together to ensure we provide a welcoming, safe and equitable school community that is affirming and inclusive, so our students can strive for social-emotional academic development, thus preparing them to thrive in an inclusive, global community and world.

Parent Organization and Contact Information

Parent organizations provide opportunities for parents and families to directly interact with the school on a variety of issues. Parent Organization Representative contact and school policy information is linked below.

Parent Organization Representative

Dawn Bedminster

d1nomrsjb@gmail.com

Parent Organization

Yes

Link to website

Parent Communication Policy

Link to website

Student Population

The enrollment on each school's profile reflects the number of students ever-enrolled in the school throughout the prior school year, which is validated by each school at the close of the school year. This data may be different from the point in time count taken in October called the annual enrollment audit.

Total Student Enrollment


326

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

0%

Black/African-American

99%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

1%

Two or more races

0%

White

0%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

School Program Information


  • Arts Integration
  • Blended Learning
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Online Learning
  • Interscholastic Sports
  • Restorative Justice
  • School Garden
  • STEM Focus

Extracurricular Activities


This list is provided by the school and represents activities highlighted by the school, not a comprehensive list of all activities

  • Living Classroom - MWEE
  • Microsoft Education Program
  • Young Athletes & Special Olympics
  • FoodPrints - FreshFarm
  • Girls Who Code

Physical Activity time


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Grades K-5:

195 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Tuesday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Wednesday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Thursday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Friday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

PreK (3)

8:35 am - 3:05 pm

PreK (4)

8:35 am - 3:05 pm

Kindergarten

8:35 am - 3:05 pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Before/After School Care

If before school care is offered the options for costs are: Free, Sliding Scale/Voucher, or Fee. Contact the school for more information.

Before School care

Sliding Scale/Voucher

After School care

Fee

Metro Bus

30N, 30S, 32, 34, 36, 92, A32, D51, W2, W3, W4, W6, W8

Finance

Per-pupil expenditures


$22,386

Per-pupil expenditures represent the average amount of money spent on educating each student. In other words, this value represents the total amount of actual school expenditures divided by the number of students in the school. Information is provided to show the school, the LEA, and the DC average for per-pupil expenditures.

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Per-pupil expenditures by entity


View the Local Education Agency Report for this school or the DC Report.