PROFICIENCY 60% 58% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Santa Clara Unified

Marian A. Peterson Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Santa Clara Unified" in Sunnyvale, CA. There are a total of 898 students and 39 teachers at Marian A. Peterson Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 181 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Marian A. Peterson Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.0%, which is 58% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch181
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 Marian A. Peterson 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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Marian A. Peterson Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 30.2% 22.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.1% 4.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 36.3% 30.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.5% 36.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.2% 4.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Sunnyvale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6,66723291
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English48%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Sunnyvale

Completed 8th grade91.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college77.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.6%1.3%
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