Baechtel Grove Middle School

1150 Magnolia St,

Willits, CA, 95490-4209

Tel: (707)459-2417
Grades: 6-8

330 students

Baechtel Grove Middle School serves 330 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Baechtel Grove Middle School operates within the Willits Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 330 students has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 330 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade Baechtel Grove Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 22:1
American Indian
6%
1%
Baechtel Grove Middle School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
2%
11%
Baechtel Grove Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
30%
52%
Baechtel Grove Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Baechtel Grove Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
55%
26%
Baechtel Grove Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Baechtel Grove Middle School Sch Ethnicity Baechtel Grove Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.64
Baechtel Grove Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
10%
Baechtel Grove Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Baechtel Grove Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,968 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Willits Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 1,968 1,577
Willits Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $19 MM
Willits Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $18 MM $18 MM
Willits Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,105 $11,099
Willits Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,111 $10,975
Willits Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Willits Charter (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Willits Community Day (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willits Charter (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Willits Willits Community Day
    Alternative School
    1150 Magnolia St
    Willits , CA , 95490
    (707)459-2417
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Willits Willits Charter
    Charter School
    1431 South Main St
    Willits , CA , 95490
    (707)459-5506
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Willits Little Lake Charter
    Charter School
    1275 Blosser Ln
    Willits , CA , 95490
    (707)459-3232
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Willits Blosser Lane Elementary School
    1275 Blosser Ln
    Willits , CA , 95490
    (707)459-3232
    0.4  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Willits Willits Elementary Charter
    Charter School
    120 Pearl St
    Willits , CA , 95490
    (707)459-5506
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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