PROFICIENCY 26% 32% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #13 of 25 in Ceres Unified
  • Ranked #13 of 26 in Ceres
  • Ranked #5760 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
31%Ceres Unified

Cesar Chavez Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Ceres Unified" in Ceres, CA. There are a total of 592 students and 24 teachers at Cesar Chavez Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 361 free lunch students and 77 reduced lunch students.

Cesar Chavez Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.0%, which is 32% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch361
Reduced lunch77


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 Cesar Chavez Junior High, 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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Cesar Chavez Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 14.2% 17.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 1.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 11.0% 5.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 70.9% 72.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.9% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Ceres demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,04823291
Median age30.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English42%56%79%
Speak Spanish48%29%13%

Education level achieved in Ceres

Completed 8th grade65.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school63.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college40.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Cesar Chavez Junior High 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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