Philip Magruder Middle School

  • Philip Magruder Middle School serves 588 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Philip Magruder Middle School operates within the Torrance Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 588 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students588 students
Philip Magruder Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Philip Magruder Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Philip Magruder Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePhilip Magruder Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Philip Magruder Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Philip Magruder Middle School American Indian Students (1997-2013)
Asian
21%
11%
Philip Magruder Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
48%
54%
Philip Magruder Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
9%
6%
Philip Magruder Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
16%
24%
Philip Magruder Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Philip Magruder Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Philip Magruder Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPhilip Magruder Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.700.41
Philip Magruder Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
50%
Philip Magruder Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
9%
Philip Magruder Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Torrance Unified School District's student population of 23,818 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,966 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,404 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
4
Number of Students Managed23,8181,597
Torrance Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$217 MM$18 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$228 MM$18 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,966$10,966
Torrance Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,404$11,255
Torrance Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  12/22/2008
This school has really improved! Their test scores are on the move, the teachers are outstanding, and the administration is really working hard!
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