Marian A. Peterson Middle School

1380 Rosalia Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Marian A. Peterson Middle School serves 923 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Marian A. Peterson Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Marian A. Peterson Middle School's student population of 923 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students923 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Marian A. Peterson Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marian A. Peterson Middle School is 0.69, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#1473 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
44%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
24%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Clara Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marian A. Peterson Middle School is New Valley Continuation High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Santa Clara Community Day (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Park Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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