2121 Calaveras Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School serves 482 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 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School's student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 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 0.62, 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
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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
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
23%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
56%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 is Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School's ranking?

Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School?

482 students attend Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

56% of Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School?

Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School offer ?

Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break - No School
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break- No School
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day Of School - Ends
June 08, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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