Van Nuys Middle School

Van Nuys Middle School serves 1,288 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Van Nuys Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified-1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1288 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,288 students
Van Nuys Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Van Nuys Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Van Nuys Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Van Nuys Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 25:1
Van Nuys Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
11%
Van Nuys Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
81%
53%
Van Nuys Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
4%
6%
Van Nuys Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
9%
25%
Van Nuys Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.33 0.65
Van Nuys Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
74%
49%
Van Nuys Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
9%
9%
Van Nuys Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Los Angeles Unified-1 School District's student population of 651,361 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,578 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
992
4
Number of Students Managed 651,361 1,489
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $8,437 MM n/a
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $9,736 MM n/a
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,578 n/a
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,515 n/a
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Will Rogers Continuation High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ivy Bound Academy Of Math, Sci, And Technical Charter Midd (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kester Avenue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Van NuysKester Avenue Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 936 students
    0.4 miles
    5353 Kester Ave
    Van NuysCA 91411
    (818)787-6751
    0.4KG-5936
  • Van NuysChandler Learning AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-5 | 567 students
    0.7 miles
    14030 Weddington St
    Van NuysCA 91401
    (818)789-6173
    0.7KG-5567
  • Sherman OaksIvy Bound Academy Of Math, Sci, And Technical Charter MiddCharter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 230 students
    1.1 miles
    15355 Morrison St
    Sherman OaksCA 91403
    (818)808-0158
    1.15-8230
  • Van NuysSylvan Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 890 students
    1.2 miles
    6238 Noble Ave
    Van NuysCA 91411
    (818)988-4020
    1.2KG-5890
  • Van NuysVan Nuys Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 592 students
    1.3 miles
    6464 Sylmar Ave
    Van NuysCA 91401
    (818)785-2195
    1.3KG-5592

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