247 Hill Rd.
Ventura, CA 93003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Balboa Middle School serves 1,155 students in grades 6-8.
Balboa Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Balboa Middle School's student population of 1,155 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,155 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Balboa Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Balboa Middle School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3658 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Balboa Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Balboa Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
42%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Balboa Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Balboa Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,155 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 50%)

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