James Madison Middle School

  • James Madison Middle School serves 1,760 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James Madison 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 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • James Madison Middle School's student population of 1,760 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,760 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Madison 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 diversity score of James Madison Middle School is 0.47, 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#6187 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
23%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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