600 S. Mccadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
John Burroughs Middle School serves 1,790 students in grades 6-8.
John Burroughs 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

John Burroughs Middle School's student population of 1,790 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

John Burroughs Middle School is ranked within the top 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 John Burroughs Middle School is 0.61, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3548 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
27%
12%
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Hispanic
56%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,790 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 30%)

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