855 Minnesota Ave.
Brentwood, CA 94513
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
William B. Bristow Middle School serves 1,142 students in grades 6-8.
William B. Bristow Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

William B. Bristow Middle School's student population of 1,142 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,142 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

William B. Bristow Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 William B. Bristow Middle School is 0.73, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2850 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
33%
56%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
38%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend William B. Bristow Middle School?

1,142 students attend William B. Bristow Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

38% of William B. Bristow Middle School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of William B. Bristow Middle School?

William B. Bristow Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does William B. Bristow Middle School offer ?

William B. Bristow Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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