PROFICIENCY 76% 98% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
76%Arcadia Unified

Richard Henry Dana 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 747 students and 30 teachers at Richard Henry Dana Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 123 free lunch students and 53 reduced lunch students.

Richard Henry Dana Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 75.5%, which is 98% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch123
Reduced lunch53


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 Richard Henry Dana 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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Richard Henry Dana Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 13.2% 15.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.4% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 71.3% 67.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.8% 13.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 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 Richard Henry Dana 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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