Florence Nightingale Middle School

  • Florence Nightingale Middle School serves 799 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Florence Nightingale Middle School's student population of 799 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Florence Nightingale 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Florence Nightingale Middle School is 0.42, 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 School Rank#5985 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
25%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Diversity Score0.420.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Very nice and funny school. They have been improving alot since i left, they have more gardens, activities, and more. Everyone who graduated will miss this school.
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