PROFICIENCY 14% 65% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Fortuna Elementary

Fortuna Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Fortuna Elementary" in Fortuna, CA. There are a total of 265 students and 11 teachers at Fortuna Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 171 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Fortuna Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 13.5%, which is 65% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch171
Reduced lunch27


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 Fortuna 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

7<= 10%
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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Fortuna Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 55.2% 57.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 38.5% 32.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.6% 3.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 4.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Fortuna Union High27%0.3Fortuna, CA
South Fortuna Elementary12%0.9Fortuna, CA
Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary32%1.8Fortuna, CA
Redwood Preparatory Charter47%1.8Fortuna, CA
Toddy Thomas Elementary20%2.3Fortuna, CA
Loleta Elementary8%4.5Loleta, CA
Hydesville Elementary40%4.8Hydesville, CA
Ferndale High40%5.4Ferndale, CA
Ferndale Elementary28%5.8Ferndale, CA
Eagle Prairie Elementary15%7.2Rio Dell, CA
Monument Middle School22%7.2Rio Dell, CA
Stanwood A. Murphy Elementary20%8.2Scotia, CA

Fortuna demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,46023291
Median age39.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in Fortuna

Completed 8th grade84.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Fortuna Middle School 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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