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 stayed relatively flat 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

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 Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.120.41
Richard L. Graves Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
50%
Richard L. Graves Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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 decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,110 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,911 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 6% 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$18 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$10,110$10,966
South Whittier Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,911$11,255
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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