Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School

  • Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School serves 858 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School's student population of 858 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students858 students
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8992 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
Asian
7%
11%
Hispanic
71%
54%
Black
18%
6%
White
3%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rutherford B. Gaston Senior Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.460.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
49%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFresno Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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