PROFICIENCY 34% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%West Contra Costa Unified
44%Hercules
38%California

Hercules Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "West Contra Costa Unified" in Hercules, CA. There are a total of 636 students and 29 teachers at Hercules Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 214 free lunch students and 69 reduced lunch students.

Hercules Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.5%, which is 12% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students636
Teachers28.9
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch214
Reduced lunch69

 

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 Hercules 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
All28%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
730-34%
825-29%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
635-39%
735-39%
840-44%
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.

Hercules Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 7.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 18.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 58.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Hercules demographics profile

StatisticHerculesCaliforniaNational
Population25,01139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,90225691
Median age40.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English53%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hercules

IndexHerculesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college78.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Hercules Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.