Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet

  • Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet serves 1,931 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • 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 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Top Placements

Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet's student population of 1931 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,931 students
Gender %Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet Gender
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
Students by GradeThomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
19%
11%
Hispanic
55%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
22%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Thomas Starr King Middle School Film And Media Magnet is Los Angeles Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1,020
    4
    Number of Students Managed633,1651,585
    Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,871$11,049
    District Spending / Student$14,853$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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