PROFICIENCY 20% 49% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Madera Unified
21%Madera
38%California

Jack G. Desmond Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Madera Unified" in Madera, CA. There are a total of 854 students and 38 teachers at Jack G. Desmond Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 690 free lunch students and 106 reduced lunch students.

Jack G. Desmond Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 49% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students854
Teachers38.2
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch690
Reduced lunch106

 

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 Jack G. Desmond 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
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
716%
89%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All26%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
727%
824%
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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Jack G. Desmond Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 5.2% 6.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.7% 89.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Nishimoto Elementary17%0.2Madera, CA
Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy23%0.3Madera, CA
Sherman Thomas Charter35%0.5Madera, CA
Sherman Thomas Charter High50%0.6Madera, CA
James Monroe Elementary19%0.8Madera, CA
John J. Pershing Elementary23%1.2Madera, CA
George Washington Elementary14%1.5Madera, CA
Millview Elementary17%2.1Madera, CA
Thomas Jefferson Middle School29%2.2Madera, CA
Berenda Elementary31%2.3Madera Acres, CA
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School12%2.4Madera, CA
John Adams Elementary25%2.5Madera, CA

Madera demographics profile

StatisticMaderaCaliforniaNational
Population63,39838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,01523291
Median age28.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English37%56%79%
Speak Spanish60%29%13%

Education level achieved in Madera

IndexMaderaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade59.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school57.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Jack G. Desmond 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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