GARFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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420 FILBERT ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94133
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Phone: 415-291-7924
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: San Francisco Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 38.3
  • Number Students: 230
  • Number Teachers: 14
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4889
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Ana Dearce
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (25 ratings)
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    School Reviews (22 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-10-12
    "Our son started Kindergarten at Garfield this year and we are thrilled with our choice! He is in Ms. Lun's Chinese immersion class and after two months is reading in English, understanding Cantonese and speaking some too. Overall, he is very happy at Garfield and confident in all his academic abilities. We are a family with no prior experience with the Cantonese language and as parents are very impressed with how much he's absorbed in a short period of time. The teachers at Garfield are a group of truly mission-driven people who know how to motivate students AND parents. And I could go on and on about Ms. DeArce, Garfield's excellent principal! She is smart, very well-informed, respected by students, parents and teachers and just inspires a great deal of confidence. We are very lucky to have her. Finally, our first two PTO meetings have been packed this year - as a team we are off to a great start!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-09-05
    "We moved to San Francisco from Florida and I was scared because most of the best schools that I had researched were on a wait list. So I put my daughter on the wait list for Lafayette Elementary and decided to research the few options available to me. I saw Garfield Elementary had an opening and although no one I asked knew about the school I went ahead and enrolled her here. I could not be happier, her teacher Ms. Bernardo is really sweet and seems to know what she does. My daughter is also taking Piano lessons at the school for a very low price. Today I received a call stating that Lafayette had and opening and when asked my daughter if she wanted to change, her response was no way. I think that my second grader is really wise. This school is a gem, has lots of warmth, and the teachers and principal seem to really love their job."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-09-03
    "We are very happy with Garfield. The school has a beautiful, spacious campus with bay views, wonderful dedicated teachers, a regular P.E. teacher, music (weekly piano lessons), art, a partnership with the SF Symphony, an active PTO and a very diverse student body. The onsite afterschool program is very good and is free! Last but not least-an amazing, energetic, dynamic Principal who provides excellent leadership for the school. My child started learning on her first day of school and she loves it. Go Dragons!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-17
    "Garfield Elementary is a tight-knit community of parents, grandparents, and other caretakers who want the best for our children. The teachers are kind but firm, and the kids' progress is noticeable as the school year goes by. We love it and our daughter does too."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-04-17
    "This is our first year at Garfield. Our son is in Kindergarten and enjoys going to school. The school is small and intimate - the teachers know all the students. The principal and teachers are supportive and willing to work with the students to teach to the level of each child. The parents we are working with on the PTO are very involved, energetic and committed to supporting the school and the Principal."
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