9300 Indianapolis Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Isaac L. Sowers Middle School serves 835 students in grades 6-8.
Isaac L. Sowers Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 835 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Isaac L. Sowers Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Isaac L. Sowers Middle School's student population of 835 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
835 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Isaac L. Sowers Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Isaac L. Sowers Middle School is 0.55, which is less 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
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
64%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 is Isaac L. Sowers Middle School's ranking?

Isaac L. Sowers Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Isaac L. Sowers Middle School?

835 students attend Isaac L. Sowers Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

64% of Isaac L. Sowers Middle School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, and 11% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Isaac L. Sowers Middle School?

Isaac L. Sowers Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Isaac L. Sowers Middle School offer ?

Isaac L. Sowers Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Isaac L. Sowers Middle School part of?

Isaac L. Sowers Middle School is part of Huntington Beach City Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 835 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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