Chester W. Nimitz Middle School

  • Chester W. Nimitz Middle School serves 1,763 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Chester W. Nimitz Middle School's student population of 1,763 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chester W. Nimitz Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chester W. Nimitz Middle School is 0.00, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7286 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chester W. Nimitz Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chester W. Nimitz Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
100%
54%
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White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chester W. Nimitz Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chester W. Nimitz Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chester W. Nimitz Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chester W. Nimitz Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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