Hawthorne Middle School

  • Hawthorne Middle School serves 919 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Hawthorne 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 top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Hawthorne Middle School operates within the Hawthorne School District.

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School Overview

  • Hawthorne Middle School's student population of 919 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students919 students
Gender %Hawthorne Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Students by GradeHawthorne Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Hawthorne Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawthorne Middle School is 0.41, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
75%
54%
Black
17%
6%
White
2%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsHawthorne Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.410.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Hawthorne Middle School is Hawthorne School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Hawthorne School District's student population of 8,686 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,967 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,635 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameHawthorne School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    4
    Number of Students Managed8,6861,585
    Hawthorne School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$81 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$87 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,967$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,635$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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