PROFICIENCY 33% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Porterville Unified

Sequoia Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Porterville Unified" in Porterville, CA. There are a total of 580 students and 23 teachers at Sequoia Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 430 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

Sequoia Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 13% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch430
Reduced lunch25


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 Sequoia 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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Sequoia Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 19.2% 17.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 0.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.4% 3.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 73.6% 74.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 2.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 1.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Westfield Elementary25%0.4Porterville, CA
Monte Vista Elementary19%0.9Porterville, CA
Monache High40%0.9Porterville, CA
Oak Grove Elementary21%1.2Porterville, CA
Butterfield Charter High17%1.5Porterville, CA
William R. Buckley Elementary31%1.7Porterville, CA
Burton Middle School22%1.8Porterville, CA
West Putnam Elementary17%1.8Porterville, CA
Belleview Elementary21%2.0Porterville, CA
Burton Horizon Academy17%2.0Porterville, CA
Bartlett Middle School16%2.0Porterville, CA
Burton Elementary30%2.1Porterville, CA

Porterville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,14123291
Median age28.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English30%56%79%
Speak Spanish69%29%13%

Education level achieved in Porterville

Completed 8th grade46.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school41.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college18.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree7.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Sequoia 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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