Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School

9101 Brabham Dr.
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Serving 726 students in grades 6-8, Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 74% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : 81% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School's student population of 726 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
726 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School is 0.68, which is more 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
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
74%
40%
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(18-19)
81%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
18%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
49%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Talbert (Samuel E.) 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
18%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School often compared to?
Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Masuda (Kazuo) Middle School, Ethel Dwyer Middle School, Fulton (Harry C.) Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School?
726 students attend Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School?
Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School offer ?
Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School part of?
Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School is part of Fountain Valley Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 74% (Top 1%)
  • : 81% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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