Wawona Middle School

4524 North Thorne Ave,

Fresno, CA, 93704-3519

Tel: (559)248-7310
Grades: 6-8

992 students

Wawona Middle School serves 992 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Wawona Middle School operates within the Fresno Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 992 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 992 students
Wawona Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Wawona Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wawona Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 26:1 22:1
Wawona Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
11%
Wawona Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
69%
52%
Wawona Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
13%
7%
Wawona Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
10%
26%
Wawona Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wawona Middle School Sch Ethnicity Wawona 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.
0.50 0.64
Wawona 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.
n/a
10%
Wawona Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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
Wawona Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 75,202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Fresno Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
105
4
Number of Students Managed 75,202 1,577
Fresno Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $836 MM $19 MM
Fresno Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $788 MM $18 MM
Fresno Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,911 $11,099
Fresno Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,289 $10,975
Fresno 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 Bullard High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valley Preparatory Academy Charter (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Powers-ginsburg Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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