First Avenue Middle School

  • First Avenue Middle School serves 786 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • First Avenue Middle School's student population of 786 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students786 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • First Avenue Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of First Avenue Middle School is 0.47, 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#642 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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Asian
71%
11%
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Hispanic
15%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
11%
24%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in First Avenue Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArcadia Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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