Philip Magruder Middle School

  • Philip Magruder Middle School serves 586 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Philip Magruder Middle School's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Philip Magruder Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Philip Magruder Middle School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#2107 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Philip Magruder Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Philip Magruder Middle 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 Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
20%
11%
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Hispanic
49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Philip Magruder Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Philip Magruder Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
16%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Philip Magruder Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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