Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School

  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School serves 1,071 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School's student population of 1,071 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,071 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School is 0.21, 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#8456 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
88%
54%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
n/a
23%
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Diversity Score0.210.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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