John Muir Middle School

1111 N. Kenneth Rd.

Burbank, CA 91504
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (818)558-5320
  • John Muir Middle School serves 1,459 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • John Muir Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • John Muir Middle School operates within the Burbank Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • John Muir Middle School's student population of 1459 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,459 students
Gender %John Muir Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Students by GradeJohn Muir Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • John Muir Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Muir Middle School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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)
50%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
10%
11%
Hispanic
23%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
62%
24%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Muir Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of John Muir Middle School is Burbank Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Burbank Unified School District's student population of 16,050 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,576 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,925 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBurbank Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    23
    4
    Number of Students Managed16,0501,585
    Burbank Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    46%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$141 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$147 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,576$11,049
    District Spending / Student$8,925$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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