PROFICIENCY 42% 9% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #13 of 29 in Chico Unified
  • Ranked #14 of 30 in Chico
  • Ranked #3285 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
43%Chico Unified
43%Chico
38%California

Bidwell Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Chico Unified" in Chico, CA. There are a total of 587 students and 23 teachers at Bidwell Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 252 free lunch students and 57 reduced lunch students.

Bidwell Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.5%, which is 9% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students587
Teachers23.45
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch252
Reduced lunch57

 

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 Bidwell 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

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
730-34%
844%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
735-39%
852%
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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Bidwell Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 62.6% 62.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.5% 3.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 7.6% 6.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.6% 22.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.6% 1.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 3.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Chico demographics profile

StatisticChicoCaliforniaNational
Population89,37738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,68625691
Median age29.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

Education level achieved in Chico

IndexChicoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%
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