461 33rd St
Richmond, CA 94804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Manzanita Middle School serves 121 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Manzanita Middle School's student population of 121 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Manzanita Middle School is 0.31, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
15-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.31
This chart display the diversity score of Manzanita Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manzanita Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Instrumental Music
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Our Vision
  • Manzanita Charter Middle School prepares students academically and socially to be wellrounded individuals who contribute positively to themselves, their families, the community, and our world.
  • Our Mission
  • Manzanita Charter Middle School places a strong emphasis on an academic curriculum, taught within a secure and safe community in which all students belong and feel that they are part of a family.
  • Our Location
  • We are located in Contra Costa County in Richmond, California. We are the only charter middle school in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) in continuous, successful operation since 2000. Most of our students are from within the district. We are able to accept out-of-district students. Please inquire if you are interested.

School Reviews

  4.80 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
You got to know everybody you could walk through the school and there was no popularity contest - everyone knew everyone.
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4  
I like how well we got to know the teachers. It was a lot of one on one.
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5  
At Manzanita if I was having trouble, I knew I could do something about it- plus the teachers would get on me if I slacked.
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5  
Teachers are responsive and caring; each one I`ve talked to listens. No issue is too small.
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5  
Teachers are accessible. You can check in with them just about any time, which helps me keep informed on social and academic issues and successes.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50% in CA)

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