Torch Middle School

751 North Vineland Ave, City of Industry, CA 91746 | (626) 813-1885
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 762
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 904 North Willow Ave., La Puente, CA 91746
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: 762
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 26.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 370 (48.6%)
  • Females: 392 (51.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 67 (8.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 603 (79.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 670 (87.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Torch Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Black50.7%
Asian162.1%
Hispanic72495.0%
White91.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Torch Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade13517.7%
7th Grade31140.8%
8th Grade31641.5%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
25.7%
District:
29.4%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
20.0%
District:
5.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 3.3%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 90.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 35.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 6.9
Average Age
School:
35.9
District:
49.9
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Torch 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 Algebra II
  • 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

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201042.0%43.0%55.0%
200940.0%45.0%52.0%
200825.0%32.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201037.0%43.0%52.0%
200943.0%46.0%49.0%
200827.0%35.0%44.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201097.0%90.0%84.0%
2009100.0%100.0%81.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201052.0%51.0%55.0%
200956.0%54.0%54.0%
200850.0%48.0%49.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201054.0%52.0%48.0%
200952.0%48.0%43.0%
200862.0%58.0%41.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201046.0%38.0%46.0%
200968.0%65.0%44.0%
200851.0%51.0%42.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201087.0%87.0%79.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201046.0%44.0%54.0%
200957.0%51.0%48.0%
200854.0%48.0%45.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20106.0%5.0%30.0%
2009---
200837.0%29.0%31.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201090.0%90.0%85.0%
200985.0%85.0%87.0%
200864.0%64.0%84.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201028.0%25.0%47.0%
200929.0%29.0%42.0%
200833.0%28.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201037.0%40.0%59.0%
200952.0%51.0%56.0%
200847.0%47.0%52.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201053.0%29.0%31.0%
200973.0%41.0%28.0%
200851.0%21.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201087.0%26.0%31.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20106.0%6.0%27.0%
2009---
200837.0%29.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201090.0%11.0%27.0%
200985.0%15.0%26.0%
200864.0%9.0%24.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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