Bernardo Heights Middle School

12990 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA 92128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 1,381 students in grades 6-8, Bernardo Heights Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 20% in CA
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bernardo Heights Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Bernardo Heights Middle School's student population of 1,381 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Bernardo Heights Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bernardo Heights Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#1291 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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52%
33%
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72%
47%
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52%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
23%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
42%
21%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bernardo Heights Middle School's ranking?
Bernardo Heights Middle School is ranked #1291 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Bernardo Heights Middle School often compared to?
Bernardo Heights Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Twin Peaks Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Bernardo Heights Middle School?
1,381 students attend Bernardo Heights Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Bernardo Heights Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bernardo Heights Middle School?
Bernardo Heights Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bernardo Heights Middle School offer ?
Bernardo Heights Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Bernardo Heights Middle School part of?
Bernardo Heights Middle School is part of Poway Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Bernardo Heights Middle School located?
Bernardo Heights Middle School is located in the Rancho Bernardo neighborhood of San Diego, CA. There are 2 other public schools located in Rancho Bernardo.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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