480 E. Meadow Dr.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School serves 987 students in grades 6-8.
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School's student population of 987 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
987 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School is 0.70, which is more 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#213 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
44%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
29%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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