Sinaloa Middle School

2045 Vineyard Rd

Novato, CA 94947-3810

Tel: (415)897-2111
Grades: 6-8

840 students

Sinaloa Middle School serves 840 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Sinaloa Middle School operates within the Novato Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 840 students has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 840 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade Sinaloa Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 22:1
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
26%
52%
Black
2%
7%
White
59%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Sinaloa Middle School Sch Ethnicity Sinaloa Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.42
Sinaloa Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Sinaloa Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Sinaloa Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,131 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Novato Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 9,131 1,671
Novato Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $116 MM $19 MM
Novato Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $18 MM
Novato Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,552 $11,099
Novato Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,586 $10,975
Novato Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is San Marin High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nova Education Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lu Sutton Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NovatoLu Sutton Elementary School
    1800 Center Rd
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)897-3196
    0.6 mi | 406 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NovatoPleasant Valley Elementary School
    755 Sutro Ave
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)897-5104
    0.9 mi | 447 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NovatoSan Ramon Elementary School
    45 San Ramon Way
    NovatoCA 94945
    (415)897-1196
    1 mi | 458 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NovatoSan Marin High School
    15 San Marin Dr
    NovatoCA 94945
    (415)898-2121
    1.2 mi | 868 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NovatoSan Marin High School-plus
    Alternative School
    15 San Marin Dr
    NovatoCA 94945
    (415)898-2121
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | 40 students | Gr. 11-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.
Did You Know?
Novato, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Novato is Nexus Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.