Manhattan Beach Middle School

  • Manhattan Beach Middle School serves 1,434 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Manhattan Beach Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Manhattan Beach Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Manhattan Beach Middle School's student population of 1,434 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Manhattan Beach Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Manhattan Beach Middle School is 0.55, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#406 out of 9584 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Manhattan Beach 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
10%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
64%
23%
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Manhattan Beach Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manhattan Beach Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManhattan Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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