750 Dartmouth Ave.
San Carlos, CA 94070
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Tierra Linda Middle School serves 719 students in grades 5-8.
Tierra Linda Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Tierra Linda Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Tierra Linda Middle School's student population of 719 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
719 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Tierra Linda Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Tierra Linda Middle School is 0.67, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#827 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
51%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tierra Linda Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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I know this may be hard for some people to believe, and I'm sorry if I offend anyone, but let's just say that nobody there ever cared for me. They lied about many things that I will not go into detail about due to privacy. The so called Distinguished school does not live up to its title one bit. The social structure is nothing like it should be. It's full of social cliques in which if you are not part of one, you're an outcast. The academic classes made me feel like a failure, because of their own failure to support individual learning styles. The classes were huge, and nobody seemed to aid you when you needed it most. It's an all around bad school, and I would not recommend going there. And as for staff, I would recommend focusing more on the INSIDE rather than making it look pretty on the outside.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 719 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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