Vaca Pena Middle School

Vaca Pena Middle School serves 903 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Vaca Pena Middle School operates within the Vacaville Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 903 students
Vaca Pena Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Vaca Pena Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Vaca Pena Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 22:1
Vaca Pena Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
11%
Vaca Pena Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
30%
52%
Vaca Pena Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
11%
7%
Vaca Pena Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
26%
Vaca Pena Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Vaca Pena Middle School Sch Ethnicity Vaca Pena 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.
0.69 1.15
Vaca Pena 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%
Vaca Pena 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
Vaca Pena Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,822 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Vacaville Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 13,822 1,595
Vacaville Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $115 MM n/a
Vacaville Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $140 MM n/a
Vacaville Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,749 $0
Vacaville Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,667 $0
Vacaville Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Will C. Wood High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Solano County Special Education (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cooper Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Vacaville Cooper Elementary School
    750 Christine Dr
    Vacaville , CA , 95687
    (707)453-6210
    0.7  mi  |  938  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Vacaville Jean Callison Elementary School
    6261 Vanden Rd
    Vacaville , CA , 95687
    (707)453-6250
    0.7  mi  |  975  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Vacaville Fairmont Charter Elementary School
    Charter School
    1355 Marshall Rd
    Vacaville , CA , 95687
    (707)453-6240
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  609  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Vacaville Cambridge Elementary School
    100 Cambridge Dr
    Vacaville , CA , 95687
    (707)446-9494
    1.2  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Vacaville Will C. Wood High School
    998 Marshall Rd
    Vacaville , CA , 95687
    (707)453-6900
    1.2  mi  |  1687  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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  • Recommended May 17, 2010 - The Math program at the school is very bad the teaching component is very limited and the 8th grade teaching staff needs to be pink sliped and replaced. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Vacaville, 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 0.66, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Vacaville is Cambridge Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.