Sam Brannan Middle School

5301 Elmer Way
Sacramento, CA 95822
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 326 students in grades 7-8, Sam Brannan Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 326 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : 20%
  • : 32%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sam Brannan Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Sam Brannan Middle School's student population of 326 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
326 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sam Brannan Middle School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
20%
40%
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(18-19)
32%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sam Brannan 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
42%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sam Brannan Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
24%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sam Brannan Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Sam Brannan Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Sam Brannan Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sam Brannan Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sam Brannan Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Sam Brannan Middle School often compared to?
Sam Brannan Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like California Middle School, Sutter Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Sam Brannan Middle School?
326 students attend Sam Brannan Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Sam Brannan Middle School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 12% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are White, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sam Brannan Middle School?
Sam Brannan Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Sam Brannan Middle School offer ?
Sam Brannan Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Sam Brannan Middle School part of?
Sam Brannan Middle School is part of Sacramento City Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   3/8/2024
My son started at this school this year and I can say that we are satisfied with the administration and the support they have given us during this time, the principal Zarate is very dedicated and cares about helping the children in their improvement, but above all I am grateful for making my son feel integrated, the effort to make this school a better place for our children is undoubtedly noticeable.
- Posted by Parent - CRM

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 326 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : 20%
  • : 32%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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