Richard L. Graves Middle School

13243 E. Los Nietos Rd.

Whittier, CA 90605

Tel: (562)944-0135
  • Richard L. Graves Middle School serves 744 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% 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 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students744 students
Richard L. Graves Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Richard L. Graves Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Richard L. Graves Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeRichard L. Graves Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 Ratio26:124:1
Richard L. Graves Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Richard L. Graves Middle School American Indian Students (1994-2008)
Asian
3%
11%
Richard L. Graves Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
94%
54%
Richard L. Graves Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Richard L. Graves Middle School Black Students (1990-2012)
White
3%
24%
Richard L. Graves Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRichard L. Graves Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.120.41
Richard L. Graves Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
Richard L. Graves Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
Richard L. Graves Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Whittier Elementary School District's student population of 3,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,893 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. 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 $10,739. 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 Managed3,1441,597
South Whittier Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$33 MM$17 MM
South Whittier Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$32 MM$18 MM
South Whittier Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,893$10,238
South Whittier Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,698$10,739
South Whittier Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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