About Garfield Re-2

Our Vision
To encourage, nurture, and challenge every member of our learning community every day.

We strive to provide engaging, authentic, and rigorous educational experiences in a safe environment.

Community Cornerstones
“Honoring the past, we look forward and work together to build a bright future.”

• PLACE: We appreciate and love where we live.
• CIVILITY: Everyone deserves respect.
• BALANCE: We work hard and value our independence.
• COMMITMENT: Every child deserves a high-quality education.

Garfield Re-2 School District serves 822- square miles of Western Garfield County including the communities of New Castle, Silt and Rifle.

Our District has approximately 4,700 students, 350 certified staff and nearly 800 employees.

Below are some general demographics of our District.

Garfield Re-2 Statistics at a GlanceLogo


Total Number of Schools 10
Elementary Schools 6
Middle Schools 2
High Schools 2
Support Services Facilities 2


Total Enrollment (student numbers 2018-19) 4,700
Pre-K Students 160
Elementary School Students (K - 4) 1,939
Middle School Students 1,421
High School Students 1,308

Student Profile

African American .4%
Asian .4%
Hispanic 44%
Native American .3%
White 53.4%
Two or more 1.9%


Total Number of Employees 774 (574 full time)

Certified Teachers 341
Student Support Staff 393
Administration/Central Support 30


Students Transported Daily (approximately) 2,450
Total Number of Buses 45
Number of Daily Routes 30
Miles Traveled Daily (Does not include activity runs) 1,921

Food Services

Breakfasts Served Daily - 883 (average)

Lunches Served Daily -1533 (average)

Percentage of Students Receiving Free or Reduced Lunch Rate 53.4%


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