Davis Middle School

621 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Davis Middle School serves 560 students in grades 6-8.
Davis 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

Davis Middle School's student population of 560 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Davis Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Davis Middle School is 0.25, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8725 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
86%
54%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
n/a
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCompton Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Davis Middle School is Compton Community Day High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dickison Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Compton Dickison Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 834 students
    0.2 miles
    905 N. Aranbe St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310) 898-6160
    0.2 K-8 834
  • Compton Rosecrans Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 542 students
    0.5 miles
    1301 N. Acacia Ave.
    Compton, CA 90227
    (310) 898-6360
    0.5 K-6 542
  • Compton Washington Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 370 students
    0.5 miles
    1421 N. Wilmington Ave.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310) 898-6390
    0.5 K-6 370
  • Compton Tibby Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 780 students
    0.7 miles
    1400 W. Poplar St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310) 898-6370
    0.7 K-8 780
  • Compton Compton Community Day High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 8 students
    0.8 miles
    2300 W. Caldwell St
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310) 898-6154
    0.8 9-12 8

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