Nellie N. Coffman Middle School

  • Nellie N. Coffman Middle School serves 1,098 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nellie N. Coffman 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

  • Nellie N. Coffman Middle School's student population of 1,098 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,098 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nellie N. Coffman 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 decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nellie N. Coffman Middle School is 0.14, 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#7732 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
92%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
6%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.140.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Springs Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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