Mar Vista Middle School

1267 Thermal Ave,

San Diego, CA, 92154-2802

Tel: (619)628-5100
Grades: 7-8

1,063 students

Mar Vista Middle School serves 1,063 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Mar Vista Middle School operates within the Sweetwater Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1063 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,063 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 24:1
22:1
American Indian
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1%
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
75%
52%
Black
4%
7%
White
9%
26%
Unknown
7%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.42
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,552 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Sweetwater Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
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Number of Students Managed 40,552
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwest Senior High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Southwest Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emory Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended October 17, 2011 - I recently went to this school, it is great. It holds such a fantastic family bond between teachers, students, substitutes, and even office workers. I was more or less a "trouble maker" but I kept a great GPA (3.5 and higher) I believe that this is THE BEST school any kid can be put in. It helps the student mature and be alot more independent. The after school program is SO MUCH FUN the ASB is VERY resourceful, the teachers are AMAZINGLY experienced, and the campus is just such a wonderful area where anyone can have fun. The ONLY bad thing that comes to mind from this middle school is the fact that I never knew of any Principle who has spent more than two years in the school. I got the pleassure to meet and know three diferent principles. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 23, 2009 - Poor teacher parent communication & poor teaching skills! - Posted by Parent

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