Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,245
Best Middle School in California
#86
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Los Alamitos Unified
Type Public
 Phone (714)816-3320
 Location 4112 Cerritos Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Charter School No

Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 86th in the best public middle schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle student body is mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White55.3%689
Black2.2%27
Hispanic19.7%245
Asian Pacific18.2%226
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%7
Two or more races3.9%49

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 7.2%

9.4% 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, Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 98th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade442
7th Grade383
8th Grade420
Total1,245

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
72%
Rank in California
86th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle scored an average 72% 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 6.9% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls68%83%
Boys63%71%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Black21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic45% to 49%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial70% to 79%*70% to 79%*
White66%79%
With Disabilites15% to 19%*30% to 34%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
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 Students0.6%7
Boys0.8%5
Girls0.3%2
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%35
Boys3.1%20
Girls2.4%15

Location

Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle
4112 Cerritos Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA
90720
(714)816-3320

10 out of 10 1

District

Los Alamitos Unified
Los Alamitos, CA