John Adams Middle School

  • John Adams Middle School serves 1,065 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • John Adams Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • John Adams Middle School operates within the Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • John Adams Middle School's student population of 1065 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,065 students
Gender %John Adams Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Students by GradeJohn Adams Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • John Adams Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Adams Middle School is 0.66, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
48%
54%
Black
11%
6%
White
32%
24%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Adams Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of John Adams Middle School is Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District's student population of 11,218 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,660 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,769 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four school years.
    School District NameSanta Monica-malibu Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    16
    4
    Number of Students Managed11,2181,585
    Santa Monica-malibu Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$145 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$157 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,660$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,769$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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