PROFICIENCY 33% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Palm Springs Unified
28%Cathedral City

James Workman Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Palm Springs Unified" in Cathedral City, CA. There are a total of 1,413 students and 56 teachers at James Workman Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 898 free lunch students and 271 reduced lunch students.

James Workman Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 13% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch898
Reduced lunch271


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 James Workman 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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James Workman Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 13.5% 14.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 5.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 7.7% 3.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 74.9% 74.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Agua Caliente Elementary21%2.2Cathedral City, CA
Rio Vista Elementary39%2.2Cathedral City, CA
Nellie N. Coffman Middle School24%2.4Cathedral City, CA
Cathedral City Elementary17%2.8Cathedral City, CA
Cielo Vista Charter56%3.0Palm Springs, CA
Della S. Lindley Elementary25%3.2Thousand Palms, CA
Palm Springs High38%4.0Palm Springs, CA
Raymond Cree Middle School26%4.8Palm Springs, CA

Cathedral City demographics profile

StatisticCathedral CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,36823291
Median age37.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English46%56%79%
Speak Spanish49%29%13%

Education level achieved in Cathedral City

IndexCathedral CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school73.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The James Workman 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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