Oak Middle School

  • Oak Middle School serves 1,197 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Oak Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher 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).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Oak Middle School's student population of 1,197 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oak Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Oak Middle School is 0.66, 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#454 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
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
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Alamitos Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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