2155 S St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Catherine L. Zane Middle School serves 546 students in grades 6-8.
Catherine L. Zane 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Catherine L. Zane Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Catherine L. Zane Middle School's student population of 546 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Catherine L. Zane Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Catherine L. Zane Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2869 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
5%
n/a
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Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
44%
22%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Catherine L. Zane Middle School's ranking?

Catherine L. Zane Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Most diverse schools (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Catherine L. Zane Middle School?

546 students attend Catherine L. Zane Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of Catherine L. Zane Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Catherine L. Zane Middle School?

Catherine L. Zane Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Catherine L. Zane Middle School offer ?

Catherine L. Zane Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Catherine L. Zane Middle School part of?

Catherine L. Zane Middle School is part of Eureka City Schools School District.

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Spring Break
April 10, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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