Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School

601 Mercy Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School serves 561 students in grades 7-8.
Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School's student population of 561 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School is 0.67, which is more 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
#4136 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
30%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerced City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School is Merced High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rudolph Rivera Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Allan Peterson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Merced Allan Peterson Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 676 students
    0.8 miles
    848 E. Donna Dr.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6700
    0.8 K-6 676
  • Merced Rudolph Rivera Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 678 students
    1.3 miles
    945 Buena Vista Dr.
    Merced, CA 95348
    (209) 385-6680
    1.3 K-6 678
  • Merced Rudolph Rivera Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 609 students
    1.4 miles
    945 Buena Vista Dr.
    Merced, CA 95348
    (209) 385-6680
    1.4 7-8 609
  • Merced Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 763 students
    1.5 miles
    3200 Parsons Ave.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6620
    1.5 K-6 763
  • Merced Merced High School Math: 22% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,729 student
    1.5 miles
    205 W. Olive Ave.
    Merced, CA 95344
    (209) 325-1000
    1.5 9-12 1,729

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Cruickshank middle school has very well behaved student. Their teachers teach well. Over all this school is very well put together.
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