Garfield Elementary School

Garfield Elementary School

DCPS School

2435 Alabama Ave. SE 202-671-6140

8:35 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Before and after care available

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Garfield Elementary School

We deliver a year-round, inquiry-based, blended learning instructional model that develops content knowledge across all grade levels. As a result, our students will have the foundation needed to excel in college and future careers. Our focus on integrating resources and services improves academic and socio-emotional outcomes for all students.

Extended Year

Academic Power Hour, Tools of the Mind, tutoring, Saturday Academy

• Garfield is structured to develop rich content knowledge across all grade levels
• Our mission is to teach, model and refine an interactive, learner centered, inquiry-based approach to a rigorous and relevant education
• To achieve this we incorporate technology, multiple intelligences, cooperative learning and strong communication skills into all instruction


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 27%
  • 30%
  • 23%
  • 19%
  • 1%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 33%
  • 21%
  • 23%
  • 21%
  • 3%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 98.0%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 1.7%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.3%  Multiracial
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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2435 Alabama Ave. SE

Ward 8

Ward 8
30N, 30S, 32, 34, 36, 92, A32, D51, W2, W3, W4, W6, W8