Hughes Middle School

  • Hughes Middle School serves 1,491 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hughes Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hughes Middle School's student population of 1,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hughes Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Hughes Middle School is 0.72, 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#2639 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
45%
54%
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Black
21%
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Hughes Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hughes Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hughes Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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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