Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School

155 W. 69th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 873 students in grades 7-8, Mary Mcleod Bethune 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 14% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School's student population of 873 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
873 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School is 0.27, 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)
#8116 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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14%
33%
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25%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mary Mcleod Bethune 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 2021-22 school year data.
12%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
85%
56%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Mary Mcleod Bethune 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%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School's ranking?
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School is ranked #8116 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School?
873 students attend Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School?
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School offer ?
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School part of?
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School located?
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School is located in the Florence neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. There are 6 other public schools located in Florence.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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