Berendo Middle School

1157 S. Berendo St.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Berendo Middle School serves 799 students in grades 6-8.
Berendo Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Berendo Middle School's student population of 799 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Berendo Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Berendo Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8905 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
95%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Berendo Middle School is New Open World Academy K-12 (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leo Politi Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Leo Politi Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 737 students
    0.4 miles
    2481 W. 11th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90006
    (213) 480-1244
    0.4 K-5 737
  • Los Angeles Mariposa-nabi Primary Center
    Grades: K-2 | 192 students
    0.4 miles
    987 S. Mariposa Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90006
    (213) 385-0241
    0.4 K-2 192
  • Los Angeles Magnolia Avenue Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 999 students
    0.5 miles
    1626 S. Orchard Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90006
    (213) 748-6281
    0.5 K-6 999
  • Los Angeles Ambassador School-global Education Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 362 students
    0.6 miles
    3201 W. Eighth St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90005
    (213) 480-4520
    0.6 K-5 362
  • Los Angeles New Open World Academy K-12 Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,153 student
    0.6 miles
    3201 W. Eighth St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    (213) 480-3700
    0.6 K-12 1,153

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