Hughes Middle School

  • Hughes Middle School serves 1,523 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Hughes 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Hughes Middle School operates within the Long Beach Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Hughes Middle School's student population of 1523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,523 students
Gender %Hughes Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Students by GradeHughes Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Hughes Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hughes Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio30:124:1
Asian
19%
11%
Hispanic
42%
54%
Black
23%
6%
White
11%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsHughes Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Hughes Middle School is Long Beach Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Long Beach Unified School District's student population of 77,565 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,428 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,395 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    89
    4
    Number of Students Managed77,5651,585
    Long Beach Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$858 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$855 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,428$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,395$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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