Helen Keller Middle School

  • Helen Keller Middle School serves 291 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Helen Keller Middle School's student population of 291 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Helen Keller Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Helen Keller Middle School is 0.46, 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#1462 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:1n/a
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
14%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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