Cactus Middle School



Cactus Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cactus Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 388
8 435
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cactus Middle School is a public high school of the Palmdale Elementary School District located in Palmdale, CA. It has 823 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.6 to 1.

Total Students: 823
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.91

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Cactus Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 412
(50%)
3,190
(51%)
 Female 411
(50%)
3,008
(49%)

Cactus Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 589
(72%)
4,406
(71%)
 Black 151
(18%)
995
(16%)
 White 51
(6%)
541
(9%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
128
(2%)
 American Indian 13
(2%)
71
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
47
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Cactus Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 665
(81%)
4,536
(73%)
 Not Eligible 90
(11%)
946
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(8%)
716
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Cactus Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cactus Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1125
2006 1072
2007 1064
2008 1064
2009 1034
2010 1030
2011 1142
2012 1045
2013 916
2014 870
2015 823

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.4
2006 22.8
2007 21.3
2008 22.6
2009 25.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.7
2012 21.7
2013 21.7
2014 20.9
2015 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74755555555556
2006 0.78917910447761
2007 0.66353383458647
2008 0.80733082706767
2009 0.7321083172147
2010 0.69708737864078
2011 0.049036777583187
2012 0.84497607655502
2013 0.87227074235808
2014 0.86666666666667
2015 0.8906439854192

Compare Cactus Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.1%
 

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