Maxwell Middle School

  • Maxwell Middle School serves 71 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Maxwell 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 36:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Maxwell Middle School's student population of 71 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maxwell 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 diversity score of Maxwell Middle School is 0.58, 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 Testing Rank#7345 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:123:1
American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
Hispanic
47%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
45%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maxwell Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaxwell Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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