1830 W. Columbia St.
Long Beach, CA 90810
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Stephens Middle School serves 736 students in grades 6-8.
Stephens 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 18% (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 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Stephens Middle School's student population of 736 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
736 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Stephens 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 Stephens Middle School is 0.48, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2917 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
56%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
1%
22%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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?

18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Stephens Middle School?

736 students attend Stephens Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

70% of Stephens Middle School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 11% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Stephens Middle School?

Stephens Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Stephens Middle School offer ?

Stephens Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Stephens Middle School part of?

Stephens Middle School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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