PROFICIENCY 74% 94% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
76%Arcadia Unified

First Avenue Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Arcadia Unified" in Arcadia, CA. There are a total of 787 students and 28 teachers at First Avenue Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 124 free lunch students and 56 reduced lunch students.

First Avenue Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.0%, which is 94% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch124
Reduced lunch56


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At First Avenue Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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First Avenue Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 10.4% 15.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.0% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 74.1% 67.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.5% 13.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Arcadia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,28623291
Median age44.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%52%55%
Speak English38%56%79%
Speak Spanish7%29%13%

Education level achieved in Arcadia

Completed 8th grade91.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The First Avenue Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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