Jacobsen Middle School serves 895 students in grades 6-8.
Jacobsen 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% 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: 895 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 42%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 38% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Jacobsen Middle School's student population of 895 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Jacobsen Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Jacobsen 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
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2478 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Jacobsen Middle School's ranking?
Jacobsen Middle School is ranked #2478 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Jacobsen Middle School?
895 students attend Jacobsen Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Jacobsen Middle School students are White, 35% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jacobsen Middle School?
Jacobsen Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Jacobsen Middle School offer ?
Jacobsen Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Jacobsen Middle School part of?
Jacobsen Middle School is part of Tehachapi Unified School District.
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