Sussman Middle School

12500 Birchdale Ave, Downey, CA 90242 | (562) 904-3572
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,420
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 12500 Birchdale Ave., Downey, CA 90242
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: 1,420
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 733 (51.6%)
  • Females: 687 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 299 (21.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 801 (56.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,100 (77.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sussman Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sussman Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade43730.8%
7th Grade48233.9%
8th Grade50135.3%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 93.7%
Number of Certificated Staff: 68.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 12.4
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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