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Garfield Elem (leave a review)
United States
Liberal District
Garfield Elem
Contact Information

+1 (620) 604-1500

516 W 1St

Liberal, Kansas


About Garfield Elem
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

Garfield Elem is one of 12 schools found in the Liberal district of Kansas.

Garfield Elem is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 3rd Grade. Compared to other schools in Kansas, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 264 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $52,717, which is higher than the Kansas state average of $47,613.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Garfield Elem 264$8,85417$52,7170.14
McKinley Elem (0.61 miles) 231$7,78017$45,4850.48
Liberal Sr High (0.84 miles) 1284$8,20715$45,4650.40
Liberal South Middle (0.9 miles) 341$11,41713$52,8100.28
Lincoln Elem (0.95 miles) 181$11,17112$38,0190.40
Cottonwood Intermediate School (0.98 miles) 606$7,74117$48,4880.44

Garfield Elem

Number of pupils264
Funding per pupil$8,854
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$52,717
Diversity index0.14

McKinley Elem (0.61 miles)

Number of pupils231
Funding per pupil$7,780
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$45,485
Diversity index0.48

Liberal Sr High (0.84 miles)

Number of pupils1284
Funding per pupil$8,207
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$45,465
Diversity index0.40

Liberal South Middle (0.9 miles)

Number of pupils341
Funding per pupil$11,417
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$52,810
Diversity index0.28

Lincoln Elem (0.95 miles)

Number of pupils181
Funding per pupil$11,171
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$38,019
Diversity index0.40

Cottonwood Intermediate School (0.98 miles)

Number of pupils606
Funding per pupil$7,741
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$48,488
Diversity index0.44
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Rankings within Kansas
There are 1,338 schools in Kansas. Rankings don't always go up to 1,338 because some schools have missing data.
765thlargest school
864thhighest number of FTE teachers
1180thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
253rdhighest average teaching salary
26thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1163rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1137thhighest diversity index
569thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 186 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 186 days

12th Grade: 181 days

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