Terman Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
722
Best Middle School in California
#24
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Palo Alto Unified
Type Public
 Phone (650)856-9810
 Location 655 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Terman Middle student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White38.4%277
Black1.7%12
Hispanic12.2%88
Asian Pacific39.1%282
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%3
Two or more races8.3%60

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 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

Grade Students
6th Grade234
7th Grade241
8th Grade247
Total722

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
81%
Rank in California
24th
Rating
10 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
Girls78%85%
Boys78%82%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic35% to 39%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
White80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Limited English40% to 59%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

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 Students0.3%2
Boys0.5%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%4
Boys1.1%4
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%4
Boys1.1%4
Girls0%0

Location

Terman Middle
655 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA
94306
(650)856-9810

10 out of 10 1

District

Palo Alto Unified
Palo Alto, CA