Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School serves 744 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School's student population of 744 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School is 0.63, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#854 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
23%
11%
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Hispanic
17%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
54%
24%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavis Joint Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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