Garfield High School


Academics Overview

Calendars and Schedules

For information on various Garfield dates or schedules, click on the links above. Garfield’s school calendar is accessible on the school calendar and home pages.

College and Career Planning

Garfield College and Career Center

Course Guide

Registration Guide and Course Descriptions
Garfield’s course list and descriptions change each year. Please click on the link to see a pdf of the current guide. For department specific questions, please contact the department chairperson.

Department Goals

A listing by each department of objectives that inform instruction.

District Policies

These topics are governed by the Seattle Public Schools district.Please see their website (click on the appropriate subheading links) for the most current information. For current enrollment policies, search under “Schools – Enrollment.” For graduation requirements, search under”Students – Academics – Graduation Requirements.”

Support for Academics

College Possible, a Seattle-based program with a group at GHS, which serves promising, low-income young people by helping them prepare for and earn admission to college, office on 3rd Floor.

Garfield College Network

Peer Tutoring – Garfield students

Study Center – After school tutoring in the Career and College Center, M-Th from 2:20-4:00. Library is open until 3:15.

Tutoring After School – Overview of all programs offering support in afternoons.

Upward Bound – City of Seattle program preparing high school students for higher education.

 Y-Scholars – A choice program for incoming 9th graders with classes in a cohort and ongoing activities in upper grades. Supported by YMCA-Meredith Matthews East Madison Branch, Garfield staff and parents,Garfield PTSA and Americorp volunteers.

Other Websites

CSS/Financial Aid Profile – used by many private colleges