Hughes Middle School

  • Hughes Middle School serves 1,521 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Hughes Middle School operates within the Long Beach Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1521 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,521 students
Hughes Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Hughes Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Hughes Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeHughes Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio30:124:1
Hughes Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Hughes Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2002)
Asian
20%
11%
Hughes Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
40%
54%
Hughes Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
23%
6%
Hughes Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
13%
24%
Hughes Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Hughes Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Hughes Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHughes Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.740.41
Hughes Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
50%
Hughes Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
9%
Hughes Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Long Beach Unified School District's student population of 79,492 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,569 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,536 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
86
4
Number of Students Managed79,4921,597
Long Beach Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$858 MM$18 MM
Long Beach Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$855 MM$18 MM
Long Beach Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,569$10,966
Long Beach Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,536$11,255
Long Beach Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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