PROFICIENCY 24% 37% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
28%South Gate
38%California

South Gate Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in South Gate, CA. There are a total of 2,178 students and 84 teachers at South Gate Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 1,903 free lunch students and 149 reduced lunch students.

South Gate Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.0%, which is 37% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2178
Teachers83.75
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch1903
Reduced lunch149

 

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 South Gate 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
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
616%
721%
816%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
630%
728%
831%
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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South Gate Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 0.3% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.4% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 98.7% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
San Gabriel Avenue Elementary25%0.4South Gate, CA
Aspire Gateway Academy Charter25%0.5South Gate, CA
Aspire Firestone Academy Charter24%0.5South Gate, CA
San Miguel Elementary22%0.5South Gate, CA
Bryson Avenue Elementary46%0.6South Gate, CA
South Gate Senior High29%0.8South Gate, CA
Independence Elementary30%0.9South Gate, CA
Teresa Hughes Elementary21%0.9Cudahy, CA
Victoria Avenue Elementary30%1.0South Gate, CA
Tweedy Elementary29%1.1South Gate, CA
Madison Elementary29%1.1South Gate, CA
Elizabeth Learning Center19%1.1Cudahy, CA

South Gate demographics profile

StatisticSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Population95,21938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,15923291
Median age31.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish89%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Gate

IndexSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school51.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college28.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The South Gate 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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