Richard Henry Dana Middle School

Richard Henry Dana Middle School serves 1,003 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Richard Henry Dana Middle 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Richard Henry Dana Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Richard Henry Dana Middle School's student population of 1,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,003 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Richard Henry Dana Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Richard Henry Dana Middle School is 0.62, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1193 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
58%
54%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
11%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWiseburn Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richard Henry Dana Middle School is Rise High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Da Vinci Innovation Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hawthorne Da Vinci Innovation Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 411 students
    0.1 miles
    13500 Aviation Blvd.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 725-5800
    0.1 K-8 411
  • Hawthorne Rise High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 66 students
    0.1 miles
    13500 Aviation Blvd.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 725-5800
    0.1 9-12 66
  • Hawthorne Da Vinci Design Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 592 students
    0.2 miles
    12501 Isis Ave.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 725-5800
    0.2 9-12 592
  • El Segundo Da Vinci Science Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 537 students
    0.2 miles
    201 N. Douglas St.
    El Segundo, CA 90245
    (310) 725-5800
    0.2 9-12 537
  • Hawthorne Juan Cabrillo Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 469 students
    0.2 miles
    5309 W. 135th St.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 725-5400
    0.2 K-2 469

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