Nettie L. Waite Middle School

  • Nettie L. Waite Middle School serves 697 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Nettie L. Waite Middle School operates within the Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 697 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students697 students
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Nettie L. Waite Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeNettie L. Waite Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2004)
Asian
3%
11%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
92%
54%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
3%
6%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
1%
24%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Hawaiian Students (2010-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsNettie L. Waite Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.150.41
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
50%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%
Nettie L. Waite Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District's student population of 18,946 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,366 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,607 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NameNorwalk-la Mirada Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
4
Number of Students Managed18,9461,597
Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$220 MM$18 MM
Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$225 MM$18 MM
Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,366$10,966
Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,607$11,255
Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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