Washington Middle School

1450 Cedar Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 938 students in grades 6-8, Washington Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 938 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Washington Middle School's student population of 938 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
938 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
#2544 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
34%
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34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
56%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Middle School's ranking?
Washington Middle School is ranked #2544 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Washington Middle School often compared to?
Washington Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rogers Middle School, Marshall Of The Arts by visitors of our site.
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?
938 students attend Washington Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Washington Middle School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Middle School?
Washington Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
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 (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 938 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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