Clifton Middle School

  • Clifton Middle School serves 646 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Clifton Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Clifton Middle School operates within the Monrovia Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Clifton Middle School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Clifton Middle School's student population of 646 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students646 students
Gender %Clifton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Students by GradeClifton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Clifton Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clifton Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
8%
11%
Hispanic
53%
54%
Black
7%
6%
White
31%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsClifton Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Clifton Middle School is Monrovia Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Monrovia Unified School District's student population of 5,820 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,587 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,498 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four school years.
    School District NameMonrovia Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    4
    Number of Students Managed5,8201,585
    Monrovia Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$57 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$80 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,587$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,498$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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