Bert M. Lynn Middle School

Tel: (310)533-4495
  • Bert M. Lynn Middle School serves 730 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bert M. Lynn Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Bert M. Lynn Middle School operates within the Torrance Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Bert M. Lynn Middle School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Bert M. Lynn Middle School's student population of 730 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students730 students
Gender %Bert M. Lynn Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeBert M. Lynn Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bert M. Lynn Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bert M. Lynn Middle School is 0.66, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
52%
11%
Hispanic
15%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
20%
24%
Two or more races
11%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsBert M. Lynn Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bert M. Lynn Middle School is Torrance Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Torrance Unified School District's student population of 23,775 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,925 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,361 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    School District NameTorrance Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    32
    4
    Number of Students Managed23,7751,585
    Torrance Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    66%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$217 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$228 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,925$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,361$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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