Branciforte Middle School

  • Branciforte Middle School serves 482 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Branciforte Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Branciforte Middle School's student population of 482 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Branciforte Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Branciforte Middle School is 0.59, 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#3648 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
43%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Branciforte Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Cruz City High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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