Simons Middle School

900 E. Franklin Ave.
Pomona, CA 91766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Simons Middle School serves 643 students in grades 6-8.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Simons Middle School's student population of 643 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Simons Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Simons 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#2862 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
95%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Simons Middle School's ranking?
Simons Middle School is ranked #2862 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Simons Middle School?
643 students attend Simons Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Simons Middle School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Simons Middle School?
Simons Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Simons Middle School offer ?
Simons Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Simons Middle School part of?
Simons Middle School is part of Pomona Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   5/12/2014
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
- Posted by Student/Alumni - aavil

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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