Richard Henry Dana Middle School

  • Richard Henry Dana Middle School serves 1,546 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Richard Henry Dana Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,546 students
Gender %Richard Henry Dana Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Students by GradeRichard Henry Dana Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
70%
54%
Black
9%
6%
White
16%
24%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsRichard Henry Dana Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.480.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,024
4
Number of Students Managed633,5571,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,991
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,482
Los Angeles 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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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. 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.