Griffith Middle School

  • Griffith Middle School serves 1,397 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Griffith Middle School's student population of 1,397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Griffith Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Griffith Middle School is 0.00, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6941 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
100%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Griffith Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Griffith Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Griffith Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Griffith Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  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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