Sam H. Lawson Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,195
Best Middle School in California
#8
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Cupertino Union
Type Public
 Phone (408)255-7500
 Location 10401 Vista Dr.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Charter School No

Sam H. Lawson Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 8th in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Sam H. Lawson Middle student body is mostly Asian Pacific with a smaller White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White10.2%122
Black0.3%4
Hispanic2.7%32
Asian Pacific85.4%1,020
Native American Indian0.3%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%2
Two or more races1%12

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 1.2%

1.8% 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, Sam H. Lawson Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 15th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade428
7th Grade375
8th Grade392
Total1,195

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
88%
Rank in California
8th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Sam H. Lawson Middle scored an average 88% 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 1.5% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls89%91%
Boys88%84%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander92%90%
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White70% to 74%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites45% to 49%*40% to 44%*
Limited English55% to 59%*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%12
Boys1.7%10
Girls0.3%2

Location

Sam H. Lawson Middle
10401 Vista Dr.
Cupertino, CA
95014
(408)255-7500

10 out of 10 1

District

Cupertino Union
Cupertino, CA