Benicia Middle School

1100 S.ampton Rd.
Benicia, CA 94510
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 977 students in grades 6-8, Benicia Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 977 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 50%
  • : 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Benicia Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Benicia Middle School's student population of 977 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
977 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Benicia Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
50%
40%
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(18-19)
55%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benicia Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
44%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.71
This chart display the diversity score of Benicia Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Benicia Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benicia Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Benicia Middle School often compared to?
Benicia Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like American Canyon Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Benicia Middle School?
977 students attend Benicia Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Benicia Middle School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Benicia Middle School?
Benicia Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Benicia Middle School offer ?
Benicia Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Benicia Middle School part of?
Benicia Middle School is part of Benicia Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 977 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 50%
  • : 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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