PROFICIENCY 23% 40% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Norwalk-La Mirada Unified
31%Norwalk
38%California

Nettie L. Waite Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Norwalk-La Mirada Unified" in Norwalk, CA. There are a total of 697 students and 30 teachers at Nettie L. Waite Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 567 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Nettie L. Waite Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.0%, which is 40% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students697
Teachers30.11
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch567
Reduced lunch46

 

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 Nettie L. Waite 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
All14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
610-14%
710-14%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
630-34%
725-29%
835-39%
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.

Nettie L. Waite Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 1.4% 10.1% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 1.8% 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 6.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 92.2% 79.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.4% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Norwalk demographics profile

StatisticNorwalkCaliforniaNational
Population106,36039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)10,95525691
Median age34.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English33%56%79%
Speak Spanish54%29%13%

Education level achieved in Norwalk

IndexNorwalkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school70.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Nettie L. Waite Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.