Carmenita Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
660
Best Middle School in California
#65
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District ABC Unified
Type Public
 Phone (562)926-4405
 Location 13435 E. 166th St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
Charter School No

Carmenita Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 65th in the best public middle schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Carmenita Middle student body is mainly Asian Pacific with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White7.4%49
Black7.9%52
Hispanic23.3%154
Asian Pacific58.9%389
Native American Indian0.3%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%3
Two or more races1.7%11

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 13.5%

17.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, Carmenita Middle students are largely upper income and rank 183rd in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade334
8th Grade326
Total660

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
75%
Rank in California
65th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Carmenita Middle scored an average 75% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.6% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls72%87%
Boys67%72%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander82%86%
Black50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
Hispanic45% to 49%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White60% to 69%*70% to 79%*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*20% to 29%*
Limited English40% to 49%*30% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%6
Boys0.6%2
Girls1.2%4
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Carmenita Middle
13435 E. 166th St.
Cerritos, CA
90703
(562)926-4405

10 out of 10 1

District

ABC Unified
Cerritos, CA