PROFICIENCY 27% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%South Whittier Elementary
30%South Whittier
38%California

Richard L. Graves Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "South Whittier Elementary" in South Whittier, CA. There are a total of 744 students and 29 teachers at Richard L. Graves Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 534 free lunch students and 109 reduced lunch students.

Richard L. Graves Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 29% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students744
Teachers28.9
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch534
Reduced lunch109

 

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 Richard L. Graves 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
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
724%
818%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All33%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
733%
833%
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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Richard L. Graves Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 3.3% 3.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.3% 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.8% 94.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Lake Marie Elementary20%0.1South Whittier, CA
Howard J. Mckibben Elementary35%0.8South Whittier, CA
Carmela Elementary9%0.9South Whittier, CA
Laurel Elementary35%1.2Whittier, CA
Mulberry Elementary38%1.2South Whittier, CA
Loma Vista Elementary19%1.3South Whittier, CA
Ceres Elementary45%1.4South Whittier, CA
Evergreen Elementary33%1.5Whittier, CA
California High45%1.5South Whittier, CA
Lakeland Elementary42%1.8Norwalk, CA
Monte Vista Middle School19%1.8South Whittier, CA
Aeolian Elementary29%1.9West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA

South Whittier demographics profile

StatisticSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Population59,31338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,11323291
Median age33.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Whittier

IndexSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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