Colton Middle School

670 W. Laurel St.
Colton, CA 92324
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Colton Middle School serves 853 students in grades 7-8.
Colton 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 11% (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 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 853 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Colton Middle School's student population of 853 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
853 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Colton 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 Colton Middle School is 0.08, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3087 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Colton Middle School's ranking?
Colton Middle School is ranked #3087 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Colton Middle School?
853 students attend Colton Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Colton Middle School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colton Middle School?
Colton Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Colton Middle School offer ?
Colton Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Colton Middle School part of?
Colton Middle School is part of Colton Joint Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - No School
March 17, 2024 (Sunday)
RETURN FROM SPRING BREAK- REGULAR DISMISSAL
April 01, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

1   2/10/2020
Bad school, very messy, dirty campus and a lot of bullies at the Campus. rude teachers.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - misael

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 853 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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