Los Angeles Middle School

644 E. 56th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,011 students in grades 6-8, Los Angeles Middle 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 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,011 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 12%
  • : 25%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Los Angeles Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Los Angeles Middle School's student population of 1,011 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,011 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Los Angeles Middle School is 0.20, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
12%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Los Angeles Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
25%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Los Angeles Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
Asian
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12%
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Hispanic
89%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Los Angeles Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
9%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.20
This chart display the diversity score of Los Angeles Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Los Angeles Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Los Angeles Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 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?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Los Angeles Middle School?
1,011 students attend Los Angeles Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Los Angeles Middle School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Los Angeles Middle School?
Los Angeles Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Los Angeles Middle School offer ?
Los Angeles Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Los Angeles Middle School part of?
Los Angeles Middle School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Los Angeles Middle School located?
Los Angeles Middle School is located in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. There are 201 other public schools located in South Los Angeles.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,011 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 12%
  • : 25%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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