PROFICIENCY 17% 57% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
26%East Los Angeles
38%California

David Wark Griffith Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in East Los Angeles, CA. There are a total of 1,396 students and 66 teachers at David Wark Griffith Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 1,253 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

David Wark Griffith Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 57% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1396
Teachers66.34
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch1253
Reduced lunch25

 

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 David Wark Griffith 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
All12%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
614%
78%
814%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
618%
716%
828%
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.

David Wark Griffith Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 0.9% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.5% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 97.8% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

East Los Angeles demographics profile

StatisticEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
Population124,19139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)16,66825691
Median age31.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish88%29%13%

Education level achieved in East Los Angeles

IndexEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade51.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school46.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college24.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The David Wark Griffith Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.