Garfield educated students from around the city of Cleveland in grades preschool to grade 8. As a high demand school within the city, our enrollment averages 610 kids, making us one of the largest schools in Cleveland. At Garfield, we're proud to have an award-winning preschool, dedicated gifted classes in grades 3 through 6 and honors classes in grades 7 and 8.
The faculty and staff at Garfield take pride in a spirit of excellence and are dedicated to providing our students with a safe, secure, and caring environment where the highest quality education can be achieved. Garfield provides a family-oriented, challenging educational atmosphere that provides developmental for our students. It is our desire that our students learn the value of making good decisions and achieving academically at the highest levels possible.
We believe that each student can learn the skills that will enable them to be successful citizens and leaders in our rapidly changing global society. Our faculty utilizes the most effective research-based practices and instructional strategies to ensure our scholars have access to the best possible opportunities for learning. We also believe that parents play a critical role in the success of their children and that the home-school partnership is the most important relationship that can be established and maintained for children.
As we work together, open communication is encouraged. It is the positive parental and community involvement that makes Garfield an excellent school choice. We welcome your calls, questions, and involvement in the education and life of your child at Garfield School.
Achieved a 'B' Rating by the State of Ohio for 'Progress'.
Achieved a 'B' Rating for 'Closing the Achievement Gap'.
Increased Academic Performance Over the Past Four Years.
One of Only Four Schools in Cleveland to Have Dedicated Gifted Classrooms.
This is the third year for the awards, a partnership between the George Gund and Cleveland foundations, the District and the Cleveland Teachers Union. The goal is to spread best practices by honoring teachers who set a standard of excellence and serve as an example for their peers.
CMSD graduates received a boost this year from new Say Yes to Education scholarships that pay up to the full value of tuition. The scholarships may be used at all public colleges and universities and Pell-eligible training programs in Ohio and more than 100 private colleges and universities across the country.