Will C. Wood Middle School

420 Grand St, Alameda, CA 94501 | (510) 748-4015
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 572
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4.5 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 420 Grand St., Alameda, CA 94501
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 572
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 289 (50.5%)
  • Females: 283 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 62 (10.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 248 (43.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 310 (54.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Will C. Wood Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black6210.8%
Asian28349.5%
Hispanic9616.8%
White10017.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Will C. Wood Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade17230.1%
7th Grade19333.7%
8th Grade20736.2%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
2.8%
District:
6.1%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
19.4%
District:
12.2%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
30.6%
District:
2.0%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 91.2%
Number of Certificated Staff: 36.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 8.5
Average Age
School:
44.0
District:
50.8
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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5 reviews for Will C. Wood Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 21, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love this school as much my daughter
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • WOOD SCHOOL IS THE BEST!

    Class of 2003.

    any body remember the janitor who had a singing group?
  • Reviewed by Student on August 10, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Miss Wallus is the only cool teacher.
    The worst is by far Mr. Summit, terrible teaching stratagies, uninteresting stories, bad discipline methods, if I could I would fire him so fast.
  • Reviewed by Student on February 20, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school is not the best school, but it isn't the worst. If i could go to a different school i would, but only if my friends could come. I dont really like the school, but oh well, sucks to be me "JKJK." LOL!!! BYE
  • Reviewed by Student on October 23, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • HELL YES WOOD IS FRICKEN AWESOME! GO MR. PETERS!!!(CORE 1)

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Will C. Wood Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST History - Social Science
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2010-2011
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 1

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201057.0%67.0%55.0%
200948.0%63.0%52.0%
200849.0%60.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201051.0%62.0%52.0%
200955.0%64.0%49.0%
200843.0%56.0%44.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201055.0%85.0%84.0%
200946.0%79.0%81.0%
200849.0%72.0%80.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201064.0%71.0%55.0%
200965.0%66.0%54.0%
200855.0%62.0%49.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201039.0%55.0%48.0%
200925.0%37.0%43.0%
200831.0%38.0%41.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201012.0%31.0%46.0%
200920.0%38.0%44.0%
20089.0%24.0%42.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201055.0%65.0%54.0%
200952.0%57.0%48.0%
200856.0%60.0%45.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201035.0%66.0%85.0%
200967.0%75.0%87.0%
200850.0%73.0%84.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201045.0%56.0%47.0%
200937.0%48.0%42.0%
200836.0%45.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201059.0%64.0%59.0%
200952.0%58.0%56.0%
200854.0%60.0%52.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20099.0%10.0%30.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201022.0%35.0%31.0%
200933.0%38.0%28.0%
200821.0%30.0%25.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201035.0%32.0%27.0%
200967.0%41.0%26.0%
200850.0%34.0%24.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20099.0%7.0%26.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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