PROFICIENCY 25% 36% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Needles Unified

Needles Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Needles Unified" in Needles, CA. There are a total of 187 students and 9 teachers at Needles Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 120 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

Needles Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 36% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch120
Reduced lunch6


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 Needles 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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Needles Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 63.1% 57.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.8% 22.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 15.0% 15.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Needles demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)16023291
Median age41.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English92%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%

Education level achieved in Needles

Completed 8th grade79.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Needles 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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