2121 Calaveras Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School serves 460 students in grades 7-9.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher 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 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School's student population of 460 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
Total Students
460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School is 0.63, 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1050 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
55%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-9
  • Students: 460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 30%)

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