Van Nuys Middle School

5435 Vesper Ave,

Van Nuys, CA, 91411-3738

Tel: (818)267-5900
Grades: 6-8

1,337 students

Van Nuys Middle School serves 1,337 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Van Nuys Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 1337 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,337 students
Van Nuys Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Van Nuys Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Van Nuys Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 18:1 22:1
Van Nuys Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
11%
Van Nuys Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
80%
52%
Van Nuys Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
7%
Van Nuys Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
7%
26%
Van Nuys Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Van Nuys Middle School Sch Ethnicity Van Nuys 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.
0.35 0.64
Van Nuys 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%
Van Nuys 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
Van Nuys Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 670,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
943
4
Number of Students Managed 670,921 1,577
Los Angeles Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $9,696 MM $19 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10,542 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,103 $11,099
Los Angeles Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,332 $10,975
Los Angeles 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 Community Harvest Charter (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Community Harvest Charter (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kester Avenue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Van Nuys Kester Avenue Elementary School
    5353 Kester Ave
    Van Nuys , CA , 91411
    (818)787-6751
    0.4  mi  |  957  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Van Nuys Chandler Elementary School
    14030 Weddington St
    Van Nuys , CA , 91401
    (818)789-6173
    0.7  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Sherman Oaks Community Harvest Charter
    Charter School
    5300 Sepulveda Blvd
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91411
    (818)528-1470
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Sherman Oaks Ivy Bound Academy Of Math, Science, And Technology
    Charter School
    15355 Morrison St
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91403
    (818)808-0158
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Van Nuys Sylvan Park Elementary School
    6238 Noble Ave
    Van Nuys , CA , 91411
    (818)988-4020
    1.2  mi  |  861  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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