Sam H. Lawson Middle School

10401 Vista Dr.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Sam H. Lawson Middle School serves 1,228 students in grades 6-8.
Sam H. Lawson Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Sam H. Lawson Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Sam H. Lawson Middle School's student population of 1,228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Sam H. Lawson Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sam H. Lawson Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#76 out of 9602 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
87%
12%
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Hispanic
3%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
8%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCupertino Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sam H. Lawson Middle School is Cupertino High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Warren E. Hyde Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is L. P. Collins Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cupertino L. P. Collins Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 717 students
    0.7 miles
    10300 Blaney Ave.
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    (408) 252-6002
    0.7 K-5 717
  • Cupertino William Faria Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 691 students
    0.8 miles
    10155 Barbara Ln.
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    (408) 252-0706
    0.8 K-5 691
  • Cupertino C. B. Eaton Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 508 students
    0.9 miles
    20220 Suisun Dr.
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    (408) 255-2848
    0.9 K-5 508
  • Cupertino Garden Gate Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 609 students
    1.0 miles
    10500 Ann Arbor Ave.
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    (408) 252-5414
    1 K-5 609
  • Cupertino Cupertino High School Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,295 students
    1.1 miles
    10100 Finch Ave.
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    (408) 366-7300
    1.1 9-12 2,295

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