Piute Middle School

425 E. Ave. H-11
Lancaster, CA 93535
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Piute Middle School serves 690 students in grades 6-8.
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 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Piute Middle School's student population of 690 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
690 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Piute Middle School is 0.53, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
17%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
61%
56%
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Black
31%
5%
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White
5%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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?
690 students attend Piute Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Piute Middle School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Piute Middle School?
Piute Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Piute Middle School offer ?
Piute Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Piute Middle School part of?
Piute Middle School is part of Lancaster Elementary School District.

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 (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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