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Academics[ edit ] Of the approximately students who graduated in70 percent planned to attend four-year colleges, and 20 percent planned to attend two-year colleges. The school currently offers 17 Advanced Placement and 10 honors courses.
Inthe mean reading, math and writing SAT scores for Garfield students wereandrespectively. News and World Report in and for being among the top-performing high schools in terms of college readiness. Some students attend on-campus courses at the University of Washington.
The teachers called the tests useless and a waste of instructional time. The American Federation of Teachers has endorsed the school's boycott of the tests.
Athletic successes for the s included four city football championships, two tennis titles, two baseball championships, and a state AA tournament trophy in basketball. Garfield basketball teams have won many regional and state titles, including a stretch from to during which time the Bulldogs won five Class AAA titles.
The boys basketball team has won the state championship 11 times and was the runner-up five times since The girls team won the state championship in and the boys won in Inthe boys swimming and diving team won the state championship.
One of the main draws of Garfield's drama program is its large student-led Drama Club, an important element that is missing from many other local area schools. The Garfield Drama Club produces collections of short one-act plays, and a main stage Autumn Show every year, all of which are directed and produced by current students.
Newspaper[ edit ] The Messenger is Garfield's monthly student-run newspaper. Other languages offered include Spanish, French and Japanese. Every year, many students from the orchestra play in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestrasoften in principal positions.
Garfield's jazz program has won state, national and international awards and accolades in big band, combo and individual categories. It is the only band to win the first place trophy in consecutive years — and — and the only band to have been invited to Essentially Ellington for ten consecutive years.
Its consistent placement in national competitions and long history of national recognition indicate its status as one of the best high school jazz bands in the country.Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention Kathy Johnson. Prior to retiring, Kathy Johnson taught at Argyle High School for 11 years, and for 20 years in the Lewisville Independent School District at Griffin Middle School, Arbor Creek Middle School, and McKamy Middle School.
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Garfield High School was founded in as East High School at its current location. The first graduating class consisted of only students who transferred from Broadway High School.