William Mendenhall Middle School

  • William Mendenhall Middle School serves 977 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

William Mendenhall Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • William Mendenhall Middle School's student population of 977 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students977 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Mendenhall Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Mendenhall Middle School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1203 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
11%
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Hispanic
18%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
62%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William Mendenhall Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.570.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLivermore Valley Joint Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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