8830 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Chemawa Middle School serves 873 students in grades 7-8.
Chemawa 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Chemawa Middle School's student population of 873 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
873 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Chemawa Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Chemawa Middle School is 0.34, which is less 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7215 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
9%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Chemawa Middle School?

873 students attend Chemawa Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

81% of Chemawa Middle School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Chemawa Middle School?

Chemawa Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Chemawa Middle School offer ?

Chemawa Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

School Calendar

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Event
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Spring Break-No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break-No School
March 21, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break-No School
March 22, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break-No School
March 23, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break-No School
March 24, 2023 (Friday)

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1   3/16/2020
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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