Bernice Ayer Middle School

  • Bernice Ayer Middle School serves 907 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Bernice Ayer Middle School's student population of 907 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students907 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bernice Ayer Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bernice Ayer Middle School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1413 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bernice Ayer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
34%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bernice Ayer Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
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White
57%
24%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bernice Ayer Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.560.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bernice Ayer Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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