David Starr Jordan Middle School

Unclaimed
10/10
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Reviews
26
Grades
6-8
Students
1,103
Type
Public
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Math
84%
State avg: 37%
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English
81%
State avg: 48%
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Science
90%
State avg: 61%
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Student progress
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Equity
5/10
Equity overview

Worth a deeper look:

This school is serving students from the state's most disadvantaged communities about as well as other schools in the state.


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Students
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White
52%
Asian
28%
Hispanic
9%
Two or more races
5%
Black
3%
Pacific Islander
1%
Filipino
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
341 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 91%
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26 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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3 0
2 4
1 6
Neighborhood
750 North California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94303
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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