Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School

930 Hidden Pines Way
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 992 students in grades 7-8, Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 992 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 30%
  • : 42%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School's student population of 992 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
992 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School is 0.15, which is less 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)
(18-19)
30%
40%
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(18-19)
42%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
92%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School?
992 students attend Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School?
Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School offer ?
Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School part of?
Kunst (Tommie) Junior High School is part of Santa Maria-Bonita School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 992 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 30%
  • : 42%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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