Peter Burnett Middle School

  • Peter Burnett Middle School serves 770 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 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Peter Burnett 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 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Peter Burnett Middle School's student population of 770 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peter Burnett 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 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peter Burnett Middle School is 0.32, 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#7450 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)
35%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
11%
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Hispanic
79%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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