PROFICIENCY 51% 33% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%Santa Monica-Malibu Unified
61%Santa Monica

John Adams Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Santa Monica-Malibu Unified" in Santa Monica, CA. There are a total of 1,030 students and 46 teachers at John Adams Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 386 free lunch students and 79 reduced lunch students.

John Adams Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.5%, which is 33% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch386
Reduced lunch79


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 John Adams 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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John Adams Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 30.9% 49.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 10.7% 7.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.9% 7.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.2% 30.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.8% 4.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Grant Elementary63%0.6Santa Monica, CA
Edison Elementary64%0.8Santa Monica, CA
John Muir Elementary40%0.8Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica High55%0.9Santa Monica, CA
Mckinley Elementary57%1.3Santa Monica, CA
Lincoln Middle School68%1.6Santa Monica, CA
Franklin Elementary88%2.0Santa Monica, CA
Roosevelt Elementary81%2.0Santa Monica, CA
La Ballona Elementary41%3.4Culver City, CA
Culver City High58%3.9Culver City, CA
Culver City Middle School55%3.9Culver City, CA

Santa Monica demographics profile

StatisticSanta MonicaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)10,96223291
Median age40.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%52%55%
Speak English71%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Monica

IndexSanta MonicaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college86.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters28.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The John Adams 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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