Fred T. Korematsu Middle School

7125 Donal Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 677 students in grades 7-8, Fred T. Korematsu Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 34% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fred T. Korematsu Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Fred T. Korematsu Middle School's student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
677 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Fred T. Korematsu Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#4227 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
34%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
28%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1993-94 school year data.
Asian
16%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
13%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
32%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.76
This chart displays the diversity score of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fred T. Korematsu Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fred T. Korematsu Middle School's ranking?
Fred T. Korematsu Middle School is ranked #4227 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Fred T. Korematsu Middle School?
677 students attend Fred T. Korematsu Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fred T. Korematsu Middle School?
Fred T. Korematsu Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Fred T. Korematsu Middle School offer ?
Fred T. Korematsu Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Fred T. Korematsu Middle School part of?
Fred T. Korematsu Middle School is part of West Contra Costa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 34% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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