Griffith Middle School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
4765 E. Fourth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Griffith Middle School serves 1,459 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Griffith 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 25:1 is higher 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% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Griffith Middle School's student population of 1,459 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Griffith 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 diversity score of Griffith Middle School is 0.04, 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
#6445 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
98%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Griffith Middle School is Monterey Continuation (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alfonso B. Perez Special Education Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school is amazing ... my 3rd child 1st year here at 6th grader they have electives, dual language class band, computer science , but most importantly a principal and teachers who truly care about their students, parents , community, and a beautiful safe campus ...... as soon as you walk into the school you feel like home .... I'm happy and pleased
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5  
I CONSIDER THIS SCHOOL TO BE ONE OF THE NICEST SCHOOLS TO BE IN.IT HAS A MUSIC CLASS--ORCHESTRA AND BAND.ALL-STARS,AND THE ONE I ABSOLUTELY LOVE WHICH IS AN EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY THE INTERACT CLUB.YOU GET TO MEET PEOPLE MAKE NEW FRIENDS,AND LIVE WITH PEOLPLE THAT CARE ABOUT MAKING OUR COMMUNITY AND THE WORLD BETTER.THE AVID TEACHERS ARE GREAT TOO.
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