Matilija Junior High School

703 El Paseo Rd.

Ojai, CA 93023
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (805)640-4355
  • Matilija Junior High School serves 432 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Matilija Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Matilija Junior High School operates within the Ojai Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Matilija Junior High School's student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students432 students
Gender %Matilija Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Students by GradeMatilija Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Matilija Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matilija Junior High School is 0.50, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
33%
54%
White
63%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMatilija Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Matilija Junior High School is Ojai Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Ojai Unified School District's student population of 2,637 students has decreased by 8% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,117 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,146 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameOjai Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    4
    Number of Students Managed2,6371,585
    Ojai Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$26 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$26 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,117$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,146$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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