PROFICIENCY 72% 88% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
79%Manhattan Beach Unified
79%Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Manhattan Beach Unified" in Manhattan Beach, CA. There are a total of 1,520 students and 60 teachers at Manhattan Beach Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 21 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Manhattan Beach Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 71.5%, which is 88% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch21
Reduced lunch5


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 Manhattan Beach 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

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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Manhattan Beach Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 65.3% 60.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 3.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.7% 10.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.2% 13.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.1% 10.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Meadows Avenue Elementary82%0.4Manhattan Beach, CA
Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary81%0.8Manhattan Beach, CA
Lincoln Elementary66%0.9Redondo Beach, CA
Pacific Elementary87%1.1Manhattan Beach, CA
Mira Costa High64%1.2Manhattan Beach, CA
Peter Burnett Elementary48%1.3Hawthorne, CA
Lawndale High36%1.3Lawndale, CA
Da Vinci Innovation Academy55%1.4Hawthorne, CA
Da Vinci Science72%1.4Hawthorne, CA
Madison Elementary56%1.4Redondo Beach, CA
Opal Robinson Elementary88%1.4Manhattan Beach, CA
Richard Henry Dana Middle School49%1.4Hawthorne, CA

Manhattan Beach demographics profile

StatisticManhattan BeachCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)9,03523291
Median age43.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in Manhattan Beach

IndexManhattan BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree80.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors75.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters33.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Manhattan Beach 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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