PROFICIENCY 55% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Orcutt Union Elementary

Orcutt Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Orcutt Union Elementary" in Orcutt, CA. There are a total of 516 students and 23 teachers at Orcutt Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 92 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Orcutt Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 43% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch92
Reduced lunch59


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 Orcutt 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

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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Orcutt Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 57.4% 48.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 1.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.4% 3.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 31.1% 41.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 3.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Orcutt demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,70623291
Median age41.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%52%55%
Speak English84%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Orcutt

Completed 8th grade90.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college70.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%
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