Henry T. Gage Middle School

2880 E. Gage Ave.
Huntington Park, CA 90255
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Henry T. Gage Middle School serves 1,197 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% 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: 1,197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Henry T. Gage Middle School's student population of 1,197 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Henry T. Gage Middle School is 0.08, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
16%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
30%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Henry T. Gage Middle School?
1,197 students attend Henry T. Gage Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Henry T. Gage Middle School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Henry T. Gage Middle School?
Henry T. Gage Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Henry T. Gage Middle School offer ?
Henry T. Gage Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Henry T. Gage Middle School part of?
Henry T. Gage Middle School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of Instruction
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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