Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate

Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate serves 1,556 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate operates within the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 1556 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,556 students
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 22:1
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
11%
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
17%
52%
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Black (1994-2012)
White
63%
26%
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Sch Ethnicity Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate 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.
0.56 0.64
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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%
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2011)
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
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,876 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
4
Number of Students Managed 31,876 1,577
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $342 MM $19 MM
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $343 MM $18 MM
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,383 $11,099
District Spending / Student $10,415 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trabuco Hills High School (3.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Arroyo Vista Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cielo Vista Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Cielo Vista Elementary School
    21811 Avenida De Los Fundadore
    Rancho Santa Margarita , CA , 92688
    (949)589-7456
    0.2  mi  |  844  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Trabuco Mesa Elementary School
    Magnet School
    21301 Avenida De Los Flores
    Rancho Santa Margarita , CA , 92688
    (949)858-3339
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  634  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Trabuco Canyon Trabuco Elementary School
    31052 Trabuco Canyon Rd
    Trabuco Canyon , CA , 92678
    (949)858-0343
    1  mi  |  63  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Trabuco Canyon Robinson Elementary School
    21400 Lindsay Dr
    Trabuco Canyon , CA , 92679
    (949)589-2446
    1.1  mi  |  717  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Tijeras Creek Elementary School
    23072 Avenida Empresa
    Rancho Santa Margarita , CA , 92688
    (949)234-5300
    1.5  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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