PROFICIENCY 22% 44% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Madera Unified

Madera South High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Madera Unified" in Madera, CA. There are a total of 2,832 students and 109 teachers at Madera South High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 2,185 free lunch students and 370 reduced lunch students.

Madera South High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.5%, which is 44% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch2185
Reduced lunch370


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 Madera South High, 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

High School8%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School35%

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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Madera South High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.9% 6.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.2% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 1.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 87.7% 89.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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John Adams Elementary25%1.4Madera, CA
Sierra Vista Elementary15%1.4Madera, CA
Thomas Jefferson Middle School29%1.5Madera, CA
Madera County Independent Academy6%2.0Madera, CA
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School12%2.0Madera, CA
George Washington Elementary14%2.1Madera, CA
Lincoln Elementary31%2.5Madera, CA

Madera demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,42423291
Median age31.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English49%56%79%
Speak Spanish50%29%13%

Education level achieved in Madera

Completed 8th grade73.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Madera South High 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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