Will C. Wood Middle School

420 Grand St.
Alameda, CA 94501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Will C. Wood Middle School serves 519 students in grades 6-8.
Will C. Wood 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is equal to the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Will C. Wood Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Will C. Wood Middle School's student population of 519 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

Will C. Wood 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 Will C. Wood Middle School is 0.75, which is more 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
#3821 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
39%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
21%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlameda Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Will C. Wood Middle School is Nea Community Learning Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Donald D. Lum Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alameda Donald D. Lum Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-5 | 87 students
    0.2 miles
    420 Grand St.
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 748-4015
    0.2 4-5 87
  • Alameda Franklin Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 345 students
    0.4 miles
    1433 San Antonio Ave.
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 748-4004
    0.4 K-5 345
  • Alameda Henry Haight Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
    0.7 miles
    2025 Santa Clara Ave.
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 748-4005
    0.7 K-5 554
  • Alameda Maya Lin Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 415 students
    0.8 miles
    825 Taylor St.
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 337-7007
    0.8 K-5 415
  • Alameda Frank Otis Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 644 students
    1.4 miles
    3010 Fillmore St.
    Alameda, CA 94501
    (510) 748-4013
    1.4 K-5 644

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