Isaac L. Sowers Middle School

  • Isaac L. Sowers Middle School serves 1,153 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Isaac L. Sowers Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

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

School Overview

  • Isaac L. Sowers Middle School's student population of 1,153 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Isaac L. Sowers Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Isaac L. Sowers Middle School is 0.53, which is less 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#914 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
66%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntington Beach City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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