Bernardo Heights Middle School

  • Bernardo Heights Middle School serves 1,449 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Bernardo Heights Middle School operates within the Poway Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1449 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,449 students
Bernardo Heights Middle School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Bernardo Heights Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Bernardo Heights Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Bernardo Heights Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 24:1
Bernardo Heights Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Bernardo Heights Middle School American Indian Students (1994-2012)
Asian
21%
11%
Bernardo Heights Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
14%
54%
Bernardo Heights Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
6%
Bernardo Heights Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
56%
24%
Bernardo Heights Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Bernardo Heights Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Bernardo Heights Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Bernardo Heights Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.62 0.41
Bernardo Heights Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
8%
50%
Bernardo Heights Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
5%
9%
Bernardo Heights Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Poway Unified School District's student population of 35,410 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,874 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,349 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has declined by 24% over four years.
School District Name Poway Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
4
Number of Students Managed 35,410 1,597
Poway Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $386 MM $21 MM
Poway Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $403 MM $21 MM
Poway Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,874 $12,988
Poway Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,349 $12,986
Poway Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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