Simons Middle School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
900 E. Franklin Ave.

Pomona, CA 91766
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (909)397-4544
  • Simons Middle School serves 802 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Simons Middle 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Simons Middle School operates within the Pomona Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Simons Middle School's student population of 802 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students802 students
Gender %Simons Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Students by GradeSimons Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Simons Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simons Middle School is 0.10, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
95%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
1%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsSimons Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.100.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Simons Middle School is Pomona Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pomona Unified School District's student population of 24,654 students has decreased by 9% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,667 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,163 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePomona Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    42
    4
    Number of Students Managed24,6541,585
    Pomona Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$344 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$358 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,667$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,163$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    5  
    In simmons middle school everone is kind and they learn alot of things like math language arts history science and p.e. is also fun ecause we are doing the olympics anf there is also an elective class
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