Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
609
Best Middle School in California
#252
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9
School District Davis Joint Unified
Type Public
 Phone (530)757-5330
 Location 4000 E. Covell Blvd.
Davis, CA 95618
Charter School No

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High has an academic rating well above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 252nd in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White47.5%289
Black3%18
Hispanic25%152
Asian Pacific19.4%118
Native American Indian0.3%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races4.9%30

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 19.5%

24.3% 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, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High students are largely upper income and rank 265th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade196
8th Grade209
Freshman204
Total609

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
56%
Rank in California
252nd
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High scored an average 56% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 19.1% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% to 54%*65% to 69%*
Boys50% to 54%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*75% to 79%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic25% to 29%*35% to 39%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
White60% to 64%*60% to 64%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*11% to 19%*
Limited English21% to 39%*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

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 Students2.2%14
Boys1.8%6
Girls2.7%8
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.4%15
Boys1.8%6
Girls2.7%9

Location

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High
4000 E. Covell Blvd.
Davis, CA
95618
(530)757-5330

9 out of 10 1

District

Davis Joint Unified
Davis, CA