331 Shafter Ave.
Shafter, CA 93263
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Richland Junior High School serves 636 students in grades 7-8.
Richland Junior High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 636 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Richland Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Richland Junior High School's student population of 636 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
636 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Richland Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Richland Junior High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7893 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
13%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
5%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Richland Junior High School's ranking?

Richland Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Richland Junior High School?

636 students attend Richland Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

93% of Richland Junior High School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Richland Junior High School?

Richland Junior High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Richland Junior High School offer ?

Richland Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

What school district is Richland Junior High School part of?

Richland Junior High School is part of Richland Union Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 636 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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