Parkway Heights Middle School

Tel: (650)877-8788
Grades: 6-8

559 students

Parkway Heights Middle School serves 559 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Parkway Heights Middle School operates within the South San Francisco Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 559 students has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 559 students
Parkway Heights Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Parkway Heights Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Parkway Heights Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 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 19:1 22:1
Parkway Heights Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
11%
Parkway Heights Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
78%
52%
Parkway Heights Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
7%
Parkway Heights Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
26%
Parkway Heights Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Parkway Heights Middle School Sch Ethnicity Parkway Heights 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.
0.38 0.64
Parkway Heights Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
Parkway Heights 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
Parkway Heights Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,634 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name South San Francisco Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 9,634 1,577
South San Francisco Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $19 MM
District Spending $84 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,029 $11,099
District Spending / Student $8,947 $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 North Community High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alta Loma Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunshine Gardens Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South San Francisco Sunshine Gardens Elementary School
    1200 Miller Ave
    South San Francisco , CA , 94080
    (650)877-8784
    0.6  mi  |  394  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South San Francisco Spruce Elementary School
    501 Spruce Ave
    South San Francisco , CA , 94080
    (650)877-8780
    0.7  mi  |  683  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South San Francisco North Community High School
    Alternative School
    201 West Orange Ave
    South San Francisco , CA , 94080
    (650)589-3430
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • South San Francisco Los Cerritos Elementary School
    210 West Orange Ave
    South San Francisco , CA , 94080
    (650)877-8841
    0.8  mi  |  305  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South San Francisco El Camino High School
    1320 Mission Rd
    South San Francisco , CA , 94080
    (650)877-8806
    0.9  mi  |  1479  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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