425 E. Ave. H-11
Lancaster, CA 93535
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Piute Middle School serves 837 students in grades 6-8.
Piute 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 837 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Piute Middle School's student population of 837 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
837 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Piute Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Piute Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9402 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
62%
56%
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Black
27%
5%
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White
6%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Piute Middle School?

837 students attend Piute Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

62% of Piute Middle School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Piute Middle School?

Piute Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Piute Middle School offer ?

Piute Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break- No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School- Minimum Day
June 01, 2023 (Thursday)

School Reviews

5   4/14/2018
The school is fun and the teacher here teach us alot
- Posted by Student/Alumni - raven
5   3/17/2016
Mr.Valdez is the best math teacher I've ever seen. He explains everything clear.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Gavid
5   2/28/2011
I recommend this school because it has two teachers who can teach students and make students pay more attention in class because of these two teachers today I can speak English and I'm good at math. thanks to Ms.Kreutel who taught me how to speak English and because Mr.Valdez who taught me to be better at math. att; Adrian Roldan Belausteguigoytia ....
- Posted by Student/Alumni - adria

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 837 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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