Sequoia Middle School

9452 Hemlock Ave.
Fontana, CA 92335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 857 students in grades 7-8, Sequoia 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 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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: 857 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 17%
  • : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sequoia Middle School's student population of 857 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
857 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sequoia Middle School is 0.10, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
17%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sequoia 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
40%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sequoia 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
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sequoia Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sequoia Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
95%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sequoia Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sequoia Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
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.
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Sequoia 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
77%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sequoia 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
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sequoia 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Sequoia Middle School?
857 students attend Sequoia Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Sequoia Middle School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sequoia Middle School?
Sequoia Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Sequoia Middle School offer ?
Sequoia Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Sequoia Middle School part of?
Sequoia Middle School is part of Fontana Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 857 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 17%
  • : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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