Hawthorne School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 2,453 students in Hawthorne School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Hawthorne School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public middle school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Hawthorne School District are Hawthorne Middle School, Bud Carson Middle School and Prairie Vista Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 75% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hawthorne School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Hawthorne School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
3 Schools
3,392 Schools
# Students
2,453 Students
1,843,841 Students
# Teachers
105 Teachers
81,562 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Hawthorne School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 876 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#865 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hawthorne  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hawthorne  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawthorne  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(15-16)
≥95%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hawthorne  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.44
0.65
# American Indian Students
6 Students
12,376 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
78 Students
192,013 Students
% Asian Students
3%
10%
# Hispanic Students
1,760 Students
969,466 Students
% Hispanic Students
72%
53%
# Black Students
531 Students
104,382 Students
% Black Students
22%
6%
# White Students
35 Students
466,298 Students
% White Students
1%
25%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
8,550 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
86,798 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
72,031
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
66,389
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
62,581
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
61,284
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
66,653
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
74,317
# Students in 6th Grade:
787
317,337
# Students in 7th Grade:
798
472,455
# Students in 8th Grade:
868
469,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
41,291
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
42,801
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
43,929
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
49,625
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,507

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,520 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,731 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$121 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hawthorne  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$115 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Hawthorne  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,520
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hawthorne  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,731
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hawthorne  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Hawthorne School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hawthorne Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4366 W. 129th St.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 676-0167
Grades: 6-8
| 901 students
Rank: #22.
Bud Carson Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13838 S. Yukon Ave.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 676-1908
Grades: 6-8
| 661 students
Rank: #33.
Prairie Vista Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13600 S. Prairie Ave.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 679-1003
Grades: 6-8
| 891 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 2,453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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