Needles Middle School

720 Bailey Ave.
Needles, CA 92363
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Needles Middle School serves 244 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 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Needles 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 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Needles Middle School's student population of 244 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Needles 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 Needles Middle School is 0.65, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8083 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)
26%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
17%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
27%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
50%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeedles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Needles Middle School is Needles Community Day (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vista Colorado Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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