Richard Henry Dana Middle School

Tel: (310)725-4700
  • Richard Henry Dana Middle School serves 984 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Richard Henry Dana Middle School operates within the Wiseburn Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students984 students
Gender %Richard Henry Dana Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Students by GradeRichard Henry Dana Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
61%
54%
Black
21%
6%
White
8%
24%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsRichard Henry Dana Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
9%

District Comparison

  • Wiseburn Unified School District's student population of 3,923 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $5,729 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 33% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,582 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District NameWiseburn Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed3,9231,564
Wiseburn Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$22 MM$17 MM
Wiseburn Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$26 MM$18 MM
Wiseburn Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$5,729$10,991
Wiseburn Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$6,582$11,482
Wiseburn Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.