Joseph Kerr Middle School

8865 Elk Grove Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95624
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 775 students in grades 7-8, Joseph Kerr Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Joseph Kerr Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Joseph Kerr Middle School's student population of 775 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
775 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Joseph Kerr Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Joseph Kerr Middle School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
#1589 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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38%
34%
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51%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
12%
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Hispanic
27%
56%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
35%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.76
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Joseph Kerr Middle School's ranking?
Joseph Kerr Middle School is ranked #1589 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Joseph Kerr Middle School?
775 students attend Joseph Kerr Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Joseph Kerr Middle School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph Kerr Middle School?
Joseph Kerr Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Joseph Kerr Middle School offer ?
Joseph Kerr Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Joseph Kerr Middle School part of?
Joseph Kerr Middle School is part of Elk Grove Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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