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Sequoia Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
797
Best Middle School in California
#1250
 Rating 1 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District Fresno Unified
Type Public
 Phone (559)457-3210
 Location 4050 E. Hamilton Ave.
Fresno, CA 93702
Charter School No

Sequoia Middle has an academic rating significantly lower than the average for California middle schools based on its low test performance. It is ranked 1250th in the best public middle schools in California.

Demographics

Race

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

Race Percent Students
White2%16
Black4.1%33
Hispanic78.4%625
Asian Pacific13.2%105
Native American Indian0.5%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%5
Two or more races1.1%9

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Lower 15.9%

81.3% 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, Sequoia Middle students are largely lower income and rank 1148th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade390
8th Grade407
Total797

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

1 out of 10

Rank: 1250th in California

Students at Sequoia Middle scored an average 15% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly lower than the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 9.2% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls13%24%
Boys9%14%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander20% to 24%*30% to 34%*
Black10% or less*10% or less*
Hispanic9%17%
Multiracialless than 50%*less than 50%*
Whiteless than 50%*less than 50%*
With Disabilites5% or less*5% 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 Rate24%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate25%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate23%

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 Students3.5%28
Boys5.6%24
Girls1.1%4
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students9.3%75
Boys8.7%37
Girls8.9%38

Location

Sequoia Middle
4050 E. Hamilton Ave.
Fresno, CA
93702
(559)457-3210

1 out of 10 1

District

Fresno Unified
Fresno, CA