1450 Cedar Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Washington Middle School serves 974 students in grades 6-8.
Washington Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 974 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Washington Middle School's student population of 974 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
974 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Washington Middle School is 0.29, 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
#4676 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
21%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
56%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
1%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Washington Middle School?

974 students attend Washington Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of Washington Middle School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.

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

Washington Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Washington Middle School offer ?

Washington Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Washington Middle School part of?

Washington Middle School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 974 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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