South Gate Middle School

  • South Gate Middle School serves 1,996 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • South Gate Middle School's student population of 1,996 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Gate Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Gate Middle School is 0.00, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6729 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
100%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
n/a
24%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Gate Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Gate Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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