Ralston Intermediate

  • Ralston Intermediate serves 1,206 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ralston Intermediate's student population of 1,206 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,206 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ralston Intermediate's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ralston Intermediate is 0.65, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#594 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
11%
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Hispanic
11%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
50%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belmont Cipriani Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 392 students
    0.4 miles
    2525 Buena Vista
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650)637-4840
    0.4 K-5 392
  • Belmont Fox Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 503 students
    0.6 miles
    3100 Saint James Rd.
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650)637-4850
    0.6 K-5 503
  • San Mateo Abbott Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 825 students
    1.2 miles
    600 36th Ave.
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    (650)312-7600
    1.2 6-8 825
  • Belmont Carlmont High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2152 students
    1.3 miles
    1400 Alameda De Las Pulgas
    Belmont, CA 94002
    (650)595-0210
    1.3 9-12 2152
  • San Mateo Gateway Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 17 students
    1.3 miles
    35 Tower Rd.
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    (650)598-2150
    1.3 9-12 17

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