3846 Ca Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Hughes Middle School serves 1,440 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hughes Middle School's student population of 1,440 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Hughes Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Hughes Middle School is 0.72, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2274 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
19%
12%
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Hispanic
45%
56%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
8%
22%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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?

53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Hughes Middle School?

1,440 students attend Hughes Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

45% of Hughes Middle School students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Asian, 19% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hughes Middle School?

Hughes Middle School has a student ration of 29:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Hughes Middle School offer ?

Hughes Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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