Richard L. Graves Middle School

13243 E. Los Nietos Rd.

Whittier, CA 90605

Tel: (562)944-0135
  • Richard L. Graves Middle School serves 747 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Richard L. Graves Middle School operates within the South Whittier Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 747 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students747 students
Gender %Richard L. Graves Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeRichard L. Graves Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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
3%
11%
Hispanic
93%
54%
White
4%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsRichard L. Graves Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.130.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

District Comparison

  • South Whittier Elementary School District's student population of 3,061 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,893 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,698 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSouth Whittier Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed3,0611,564
South Whittier Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$33 MM$17 MM
South Whittier Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$32 MM$18 MM
South Whittier Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,893$10,991
South Whittier Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$9,698$11,482
South Whittier Elementary 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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    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 559 students
    0.7 miles
    9401 S. Painter Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90605
    (562)698-8121
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    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 317 students
    0.7 miles
    9401 S. Painter Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90605
    (562)698-8121
    0.7 9-12 317
  • Whittier Carmela Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 454 students
    0.8 miles
    13300 Lakeland Rd.
    Whittier, CA 90605
    (562)941-2132
    0.8 K-6 454
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    Grades: K-6 | 408 students
    0.8 miles
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    Whittier, CA 90604
    (562)944-9878
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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.