Florence Nightingale Middle School

  • Florence Nightingale Middle School serves 723 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Florence Nightingale 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Florence Nightingale Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Florence Nightingale Middle School's student population of 723 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students723 students
Gender %Florence Nightingale Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Students by GradeFlorence Nightingale Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Florence Nightingale Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Florence Nightingale Middle School is 0.42, 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)
21%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Asian
26%
11%
Hispanic
72%
54%
Black
2%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsFlorence Nightingale Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Florence Nightingale Middle School is Los Angeles Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1,020
    4
    Number of Students Managed633,1651,585
    Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,871$11,049
    District Spending / Student$14,853$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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