PROFICIENCY 47% 22% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #6 of 29 in Chico Unified
  • Ranked #6 of 30 in Chico
  • Ranked #2662 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
43%Chico Unified
30%Chico
38%California

Chico 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 639 students and 28 teachers at Chico Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 291 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

Chico Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.5%, which is 22% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students639
Teachers27.5
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch291
Reduced lunch37

 

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 Chico 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
All46%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
747%
845%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All47%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
747%
847%
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.

Chico Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 52.1% 62.4% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 4.2% 3.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 7.2% 6.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 31.1% 22.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 1.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.7% 3.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Chico demographics profile

StatisticChicoCaliforniaNational
Population24739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11725691
Median age40.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%52%55%
Speak English62%56%79%
Speak Spanish38%29%13%

Education level achieved in Chico

IndexChicoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Chico Junior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.