Marian A. Peterson Middle School

  • Marian A. Peterson Middle School serves 907 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (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 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Marian A. Peterson Middle School's student population of 907 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students907 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marian A. Peterson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1424 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
43%
11%
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Hispanic
24%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
26%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marian A. Peterson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Clara Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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