13000 Hart St.
North Hollywood, CA 91605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
James Madison Middle School serves 1,760 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,760 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of Black History Month
February 01, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2022 (Sunday)
First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
June 01, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day of Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of American Indian Heritage Month
November 01, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Day of Black History Month
February 01, 2023 (Wednesday)
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2023 (Wednesday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2023 (Monday)
First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
June 01, 2023 (Thursday)
First Day of Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2023 (Friday)
First Day of American Indian Heritage Month
November 01, 2023 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

James Madison Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6713 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of James Madison Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James Madison Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James Madison Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James Madison Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Madison 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Attending Madison Jr. Hi. was and still 35 as later are the best memories I have. I remember all my favorite teachers who made a difference in my life.
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Attending Madison was the most memorable time part of my life.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47 (Btm 50%)

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