1101 Noble Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower 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 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Washington Middle School's student population of 702 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
702 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8827 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
23:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 702 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Btm 50%)

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