Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School serves 1,310 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School's student population of 1,310 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School is 0.47, 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 Testing Rank#3736 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
71%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
13%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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