1900 Refugio Valley Rd.
Hercules, CA 94547
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Hercules Middle School serves 594 students in grades 6-8.
Hercules Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Hercules Middle School's student population of 594 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Hercules Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hercules Middle School is 0.71, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4426 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
43%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
54%
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Black
23%
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 594 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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