PROFICIENCY 11% 72% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%Compton Unified
47%Compton
38%California

Whaley Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Compton Unified" in Compton, CA. There are a total of 742 students and 33 teachers at Whaley Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 605 free lunch students and 43 reduced lunch students.

Whaley Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.5%, which is 72% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students742
Teachers33.4
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch605
Reduced lunch43

 

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 Whaley 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

GradeProficiency
All9%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
610-14%
76-9%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
610-14%
710-14%
810-14%
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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Whaley Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 0.0% 0.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 8.1% 17.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 91.2% 74.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 6.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Janie P. Abbott Elementary28%0.6Lynwood, CA
Clinton William Jefferson29%0.6Compton, CA
Roosevelt Elementary22%0.8Compton, CA
Mark Keppel31%0.8Paramount, CA
Dominguez High15%0.8Compton, CA
Foster Elementary21%0.8Compton, CA
Mark Twain Elementary27%0.9Lynwood, CA
Los Cerritos27%0.9Paramount, CA
Howard Tanner20%1.0Paramount, CA
Frank J. Zamboni24%1.1Paramount, CA
Kelly Elementary21%1.1Compton, CA
Lynwood Middle School19%1.2Lynwood, CA

Compton demographics profile

StatisticComptonCaliforniaNational
Population3,918,87238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8,36223291
Median age35.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English40%56%79%
Speak Spanish43%29%13%

Education level achieved in Compton

IndexComptonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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