John Muir Middle School

1260 Branham Ln.
San Jose, CA 95118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
John Muir Middle School serves 1,154 students in grades 6-8.
John Muir 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

John Muir Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

John Muir Middle School's student population of 1,154 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

John Muir Middle School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of John Muir Middle School is 0.68, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3822 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
50%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
23%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Muir Middle School is Broadway High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dartmouth Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hacienda Science/environmental Magnet (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose Broadway High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 196 students
    0.2 miles
    4825 Speak Ln.
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 535-6285
    0.2 9-12 196
  • San Jose Hacienda Science/environmental Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 729 students
    0.6 miles
    1290 Kimberly Dr.
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 535-6259
    0.6 K-5 729
  • San Jose Almaden Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 314 students
    0.7 miles
    1295 Dentwood Dr.
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 535-6207
    0.7 K-5 314
  • San Jose Reed Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
    0.7 miles
    1524 Jacob Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 535-6247
    0.7 K-5 457
  • San Jose Pioneer High School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,617 student
    1.0 miles
    1290 Blossom Hill Rd.
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 535-6310
    1 9-12 1,617

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