Wells Middle School

10000 Wells Ave.
Riverside, CA 92505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wells Middle School serves 973 students in grades 6-8.
Wells 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 13% (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 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Wells Middle School's student population of 973 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students973 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Wells 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 Wells Middle School is 0.12, 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
#8483 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
94%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlvord Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wells Middle School is Alvord Alternative Continuation High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Summit Secondary (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Foothill Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Riverside Foothill Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 561 students
    0.5 miles
    8230 Wells Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1610
    0.5 K-5 561
  • Riverside La Granada Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
    0.5 miles
    10346 Keller Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1615
    0.5 K-5 613
  • Riverside Arlanza Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 521 students
    0.6 miles
    5891 Rutland Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1600
    0.6 K-5 521
  • Riverside Alvord Alternative Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 159 students
    0.7 miles
    10368 Campbell Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 509-6021
    0.7 9-12 159
  • Riverside Summit Elementary School Special Education School
    Grades: K-5
    0.7 miles
    10368 Campbell Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 509-5159
    0.7 K-5 n/a

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