Richard Henry Dana Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
747
Best Middle School in California
#60
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Arcadia Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)821-8361
 Location 1401 S. First Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Charter School No

Richard Henry Dana Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 60th in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Richard Henry Dana Middle student body is mostly Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White13%97
Black1.9%14
Hispanic14.3%107
Asian Pacific70.4%526
Native American Indian0.4%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 12.7%

16.5% 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, Richard Henry Dana Middle students are largely upper income and rank 173rd in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade233
7th Grade251
8th Grade263
Total747

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
76%
Rank in California
60th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Richard Henry Dana Middle scored an average 76% 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 5.3% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80%82%
Boys74%68%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander84%79%
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic50% to 54%*50% to 54%*
Multiracial--
White65% to 69%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English50% to 54%*11% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

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 Students1.3%10
Boys1%4
Girls1.6%6
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

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

Location

Richard Henry Dana Middle
1401 S. First Ave.
Arcadia, CA
91006
(626)821-8361

10 out of 10 1

District

Arcadia Unified
Arcadia, CA