John Muir Charter

117 New Mohawk Dr. Ste. F
Nevada City, CA 95959
  • John Muir Charter serves 893 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John Muir Charter 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 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • John Muir Charter's student population of 893 students has declined by 51% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students893 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Muir Charter 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Muir Charter is 0.51, 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#9519 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
60%
54%
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Black
18%
6%
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White
12%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.510.64
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Graduation Rate
16%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNevada County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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