Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School

  • Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School serves 525 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (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 7% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bret Harte Preparatory 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School's student population of 525 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bret Harte Preparatory 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 Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School is 0.39, 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#9585 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
74%
54%
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Black
25%
5%
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White
1%
23%
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.390.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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