Washington Middle School

1101 Noble Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington Middle School serves 702 students in grades 6-8.
Washington Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Washington Middle School's student population of 702 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students702 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Washington Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Middle School is 0.29, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7621 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Middle School is East Bakersfield High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Compton Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Myra A. Noble Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Myra A. Noble Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 872 students
    0.1 miles
    1015 Noble Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5410
    0.1 K-5 872
  • Bakersfield College Heights Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 868 students
    0.6 miles
    2551 Sunny Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5220
    0.6 K-6 868
  • Bakersfield Jefferson Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 538 students
    0.9 miles
    816 Lincoln St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5340
    0.9 K-5 538
  • Bakersfield Longfellow Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 828 students
    1.3 miles
    1900 Stockton St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5350
    1.3 K-6 828
  • Bakersfield Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 851 students
    1.5 miles
    3401 Renegade Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5400
    1.5 K-6 851

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