Helen Keller Middle School

7020 E. Brittain St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Helen Keller Middle School serves 431 students in grades 6-8.
Helen Keller Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Helen Keller Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Helen Keller Middle School's student population of 431 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Keller Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Helen Keller Middle School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#456 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
17%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Helen Keller Middle School's ranking?
Helen Keller Middle School is ranked #456 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Helen Keller Middle School often compared to?
Helen Keller Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tincher Preparatory, Newcomb Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Helen Keller Middle School?
431 students attend Helen Keller Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Helen Keller Middle School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Helen Keller Middle School?
Helen Keller Middle School has a student ration of 29:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Helen Keller Middle School offer ?
Helen Keller Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Helen Keller Middle School part of?
Helen Keller Middle School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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