Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet

4201 Fountain Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet serves 1,976 students in grades 6-8.
Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,976 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet's student population of 1,976 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,976 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet is 0.62, 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
#2546 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
56%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
21%
22%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,976 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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