750 Dartmouth Ave.
San Carlos, CA 94070
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Tierra Linda Middle School serves 475 students in grades 6-8.
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 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Tierra Linda Middle School's student population of 475 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 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 0.71, 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 2020-2021 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
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
20%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
45%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tierra Linda Middle School's ranking?

Tierra Linda Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Tierra Linda Middle School?

475 students attend Tierra Linda Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

45% of Tierra Linda Middle School students are White, 20% of students are Asian, 18% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Tierra Linda Middle School?

Tierra Linda Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Tierra Linda Middle School offer ?

Tierra Linda Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

School Reviews

2   5/24/2010
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - enj62

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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