Best Middle School in California#24
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||6th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||Palo Alto Unified|
|Location||655 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Terman Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 24th in the best public middle schools in California.
The Terman Middle student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.4%||3|
|Two or more races||8.3%||60|
vs. other California middle schoolsUpper 5.9%
8.2% 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, Terman Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 80th in California for middle school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California24th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Terman Middle scored an average 81% 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 2.6% of California middle schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||90% to 94%*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||45% to 49%*|
|Multiracial||80% to 89%*||80% to 89%*|
|White||80% to 84%*||85% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||20% to 29%*||30% to 39%*|
|Limited English||40% to 59%*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%|
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655 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto Unified
Palo Alto, CA