Edwin Markham Middle School
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Edwin Markham Middle School
Edwin Markham Middle School is a vibrant and diverse school located in the heart of the city. With a student population of over 1,000, we are dedicated to creating an environment where students can thrive and reach their full potential. Our teachers and staff are committed to providing a quality education and fostering a safe and supportive learning environment.
At Edwin Markham, we believe in educating the whole child. We offer a variety of extracurricular activities, from sports teams to clubs and organizations, to ensure that all students have access to enriching experiences. We also provide a range of academic and social support services to ensure that our students are successful and well-rounded.
Our goal is to prepare our students for the future by providing them with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in college and beyond. We strive to create an environment where all students can reach their highest potential and be successful in the future.
2800 Moulton Dr.
Placerville, CA 95667
6 – 8
Overview Edwin Markham Middle School
Edwin Markham Middle School serves 434 students in grades 6-8.
Edwin Markham Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Edwin Markham Middle School
Edwin Markham Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Edwin Markham Middle School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.