|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||6th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||Arcadia Unified|
|Location||301 S. First Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006
First Avenue Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 71st 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.
The First Avenue Middle student body is mostly Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||1|
|Two or more races||0%||0|
15.8% 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, First Avenue Middle students are largely upper income and rank 167th in California for middle school student family income.
Students at First Avenue Middle scored an average 74% 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 5.9% of California middle schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||84%||80%|
|Black||21% to 39%*||21% to 39%*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||55% to 59%*|
|White||55% to 59%*||70% to 74%*|
|With Disabilites||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
|Limited English||40% to 49%*||11% to 19%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||4%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%|
First Avenue Middle
301 S. First Ave.