Vaca Pena Middle School

Vaca Pena Middle School serves 922 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Vaca Pena Middle School operates within the Vacaville Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 922 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 922 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 24:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
33%
52%
Black
10%
7%
White
46%
26%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.67 0.42
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.
29%
48%
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.
10%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,898 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,749 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,667 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Vacaville Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 13,898 1,667
District Total Revenue $115 MM $19 MM
District Spending $140 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,749 $11,099
District Spending / Student $10,667 $10,975
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 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 Grades Students
  • VacavilleCooper Elementary School
    750 Christine Dr
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6210
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 922 students                      
  • VacavilleJean Callison Elementary School
    6261 Vanden Rd
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6250
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 950 students                      
  • VacavilleFairmont Charter Elementary School
    Charter School
    1355 Marshall Rd
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6240
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 621 students                      
  • VacavilleCambridge Elementary School
    100 Cambridge Dr
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)446-9494
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 605 students                      
  • VacavilleWill C. Wood High School
    998 Marshall Rd
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6900
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1666 students                      

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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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