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Jack G. Desmond Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
854
Best Middle School in California
#1111
 Rating 1 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District Madera Unified
Type Public
 Phone (559)675-4500
 Location 26490 Martin St.
Madera, CA 93638
Charter School No

Jack G. Desmond Middle has an academic rating well below the average for California middle schools based on its low test performance. It is ranked 1111st in the best public middle schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Jack G. Desmond Middle student body is mostly Hispanic with a small White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White5.9%50
Black3%26
Hispanic89.3%763
Asian Pacific0.8%7
Native American Indian0.7%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.2%2

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Lower 17%

80.8% 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, Jack G. Desmond Middle students are largely lower income and rank 1134th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade451
8th Grade403
Total854

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

1 out of 10

Rank: 1111st in California

Students at Jack G. Desmond Middle scored an average 20% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well below the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 19.3% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls13%31%
Boys13%21%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indianless than 50%*less than 50%*
Asian & Pacific Islanderless than 50%*less than 50%*
Black20% or less*21% to 39%*
Hispanic13%26%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English5% or less*5% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

Safety and Discipline

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 Students11.4%94
Boys14.7%66
Girls7.5%28
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students7.4%61
Boys9.3%42
Girls4.2%19

Location

Jack G. Desmond Middle
26490 Martin St.
Madera, CA
93638
(559)675-4500

2 out of 10 1

District

Madera Unified
Madera, CA