Georgina P. Blach Junior High School

1120 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Georgina P. Blach Junior High School serves 517 students in grades 7-8.
Georgina P. Blach Junior High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Georgina P. Blach Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Georgina P. Blach Junior High School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Georgina P. Blach Junior High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Georgina P. Blach Junior High School is 0.63, 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 Testing Rank
#73 out of 9602 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
31%
12%
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Hispanic
5%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
51%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgina P. Blach Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Altos Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Georgina P. Blach Junior High School is Mountain View High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Isaac Newton Graham Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Loyola Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Altos Loyola Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 425 students
    0.6 miles
    770 Berry Ave.
    Los Altos, CA 94024
    (650) 254-2400
    0.6 K-6 425
  • Los Altos Oak Avenue Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-6 | 409 students
    0.8 miles
    1501 Oak Ave.
    Los Altos, CA 94024
    (650) 237-3900
    0.8 K-6 409
  • Mountain View Springer Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-6 | 495 students
    0.8 miles
    1120 Rose Ave.
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    (650) 943-4200
    0.8 K-6 495
  • Mountain View Frank L. Huff Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 605 students
    0.9 miles
    253 Martens Ave.
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    (650) 526-3490
    0.9 K-5 605
  • Mountain View Mountain View High School Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,969 student
    0.9 miles
    3535 Truman Ave.
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    (650) 940-4600
    0.9 9-12 1,969

School Reviews

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