Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School

  • Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School serves 676 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (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 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School's student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School is 0.57, 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#4967 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
47%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
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White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thomas R. Pollicita 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 NameJefferson Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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