John Muir Elementary School

912 S. Chevy Chase Dr.

Glendale, CA 91205
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (818)241-4848
  • John Muir Elementary School serves 886 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (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 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • John Muir Elementary 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • John Muir Elementary School operates within the Glendale Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • John Muir Elementary School's student population of 886 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students886 students
Gender %John Muir Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Students by GradeJohn Muir Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • John Muir Elementary 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 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Muir Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
11%
11%
Hispanic
36%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
51%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Muir Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of John Muir Elementary School is Glendale Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Glendale Unified School District's student population of 26,052 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,850 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,250 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameGlendale Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    34
    4
    Number of Students Managed26,0521,585
    Glendale Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$284 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$268 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,850$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,250$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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