3180 Mojave-tropico Rd.
Rosamond, CA 93560
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Tropico Middle School serves 753 students in grades 6-8.
Tropico Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 753 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Tropico Middle School's student population of 753 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
753 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Tropico Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tropico Middle School is 0.59, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
58%
56%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
26%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
6%
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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 Tropico Middle School's ranking?

Tropico Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

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

<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Tropico Middle School?

753 students attend Tropico Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of Tropico Middle School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Tropico Middle School?

Tropico Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Tropico Middle School offer ?

Tropico Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Tropico Middle School part of?

Tropico Middle School is part of Southern Kern Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 753 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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