Richard L. Graves Middle School

13243 E. Los Nietos Rd.
Whittier, CA 90605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Richard L. Graves Middle School serves 645 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Richard L. Graves Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Richard L. Graves Middle School's student population of 645 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Richard L. Graves Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 L. Graves Middle School is 0.13, 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
#6665 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Whittier Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richard L. Graves Middle School is Frontier High (Continuation School) (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Center Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Marie Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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