Isbell Middle School

  • Isbell Middle School serves 1,286 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Isbell Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Isbell Middle School's student population of 1,286 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Isbell Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Isbell Middle School is 0.05, 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#7896 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
11%
Hispanic
97%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
White
3%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.050.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Isbell 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 NameSanta Paula Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  1.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
School is the worst teachers will do anything to keep their jobs if it involves lying to the parent or failing kids on purpose would not recommend to anyone trying to get an education
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this school aint the worst but not the best. good job
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