Ethel Kucera Middle School

2140 W. Buena Vista Dr.
Rialto, CA 92377
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ethel Kucera Middle School serves 932 students in grades 6-8.
Ethel Kucera Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 932 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ethel Kucera Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Ethel Kucera Middle School's student population of 932 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
932 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Ethel Kucera Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Ethel Kucera 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
5%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ethel Kucera Middle School's ranking?
Ethel Kucera Middle School is ranked #840 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Ethel Kucera Middle School?
932 students attend Ethel Kucera Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Ethel Kucera Middle School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ethel Kucera Middle School?
Ethel Kucera Middle School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ethel Kucera Middle School offer ?
Ethel Kucera Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Ethel Kucera Middle School part of?
Ethel Kucera Middle School is part of Rialto Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 932 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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