Lake Center Middle School

Lake Center Middle School serves 961 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Lake Center Middle School operates within the Little Lake City Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 961 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 961 students
Lake Center Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Lake Center Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lake Center Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 22:1
Lake Center Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Lake Center Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
91%
52%
Lake Center Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Lake Center Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
4%
26%
Lake Center Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Center Middle School Sch Ethnicity Lake Center 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.
0.17 1.15
Lake Center 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.
68%
10%
Lake Center 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
Lake Center Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,724 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Little Lake City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 4,724 1,671
Little Lake City Elementary School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $19 MM
Little Lake City Elementary School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $48 MM $18 MM
Little Lake City Elementary School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,177 $11,099
Little Lake City Elementary School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,762 $10,975
Little Lake City Elementary 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 Santa Fe High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lakeside Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeview Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Santa Fe Springs Santa Fe High School
    10400 South Orr And Day Rd
    Santa Fe Springs , CA , 90670
    (562)698-8121
    0.5  mi  |  2750  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Santa Fe Springs Lakeview Elementary School
    11500 East Joslin St
    Santa Fe Springs , CA , 90670
    (562)868-8655
    0.5  mi  |  565  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Norwalk Cresson Elementary School
    11650 East Cresson St
    Norwalk , CA , 90650
    (562)868-6620
    0.6  mi  |  323  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Norwalk Lakeland Elementary School
    11224 Bombardier Ave
    Norwalk , CA , 90650
    (562)868-8887
    0.7  mi  |  331  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Santa Fe Springs Rancho Santa Gertrudes Elementary School
    11233 East Charlesworth Rd
    Santa Fe Springs , CA , 90670
    (562)692-0841
    1.1  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Los Angeles County, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.53, which is lower than the California average of 1.15. The most diverse school district in Los Angeles County is Abc Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.