PROFICIENCY 40% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Newark Unified
41%Newark
38%California

Newark Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Newark Unified" in Newark, CA. There are a total of 906 students and 41 teachers at Newark Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 411 free lunch students and 74 reduced lunch students.

Newark Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.0%, which is 5% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students906
Teachers41.2
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch411
Reduced lunch74

 

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 Newark Junior 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

GradeProficiency
All35%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
733%
837%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
749%
841%
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.

Newark Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 16.4% 17.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 6.5% 7.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 20.5% 21.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 51.8% 48.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.3% 2.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Newark demographics profile

StatisticNewarkCaliforniaNational
Population44,67739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,22025691
Median age38.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English47%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%

Education level achieved in Newark

IndexNewarkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Newark Junior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.