Rafer Johnson Junior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
460
Best Middle School in California
#321
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District Kingsburg Elementary Charter
Type Public
 Phone (559)897-1091
 Location 1300 Stroud Ave.
Kingsburg, CA 93631
Charter School Yes

Rafer Johnson Junior High has an academic rating well above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 321st in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Rafer Johnson Junior High student body is mainly Hispanic with a significant White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White33.5%154
Black0.7%3
Hispanic59.8%275
Asian Pacific3.7%17
Native American Indian0.7%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.7%8

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 40.7%

46.1% 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, Rafer Johnson Junior High students are largely middle income and rank 555th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade231
8th Grade229
Total460

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
51%
Rank in California
321st
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Rafer Johnson Junior High scored an average 51% 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 23.7% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 44%*60% to 64%*
Boys45% to 49%*45% to 49%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic30% to 34%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*10% or less*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

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 Students1.8%9
Boys2.7%7
Girls0.9%2
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.6%32
Boys7.4%19
Girls5.1%13

Location

Rafer Johnson Junior High
1300 Stroud Ave.
Kingsburg, CA
93631
(559)897-1091

8 out of 10 1

District

Kingsburg Elementary Charter
Kingsburg, CA