Bernice Ayer Middle School

1271 Sarmentoso
San Clemente, CA 92673
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Bernice Ayer Middle School serves 896 students in grades 6-8.
Bernice Ayer Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bernice Ayer Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Bernice Ayer Middle School's student population of 896 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students896 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Bernice Ayer Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bernice Ayer Middle School is 0.56, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1722 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
34%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
57%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bernice Ayer Middle School is San Clemente High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vista Del Mar Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Truman Benedict Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Clemente Truman Benedict Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 651 students
    0.3 miles
    1251 Sarmentoso
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 498-6617
    0.3 K-5 651
  • San Clemente Marblehead Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 376 students
    1.3 miles
    2410 Via Turqueza
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 234-5339
    1.3 K-5 376
  • San Clemente Vista Del Mar Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,049 student
    2.0 miles
    1130 Ave. Talega
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 234-5950
    2 K-5 1,049
  • San Clemente Vista Del Mar Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 642 students
    2.0 miles
    1130 Ave. Talega
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 234-5955
    2 6-8 642
  • San Clemente San Clemente High School Math: 50% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,026 students
    2.1 miles
    700 Avenido Pico
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 492-4165
    2.1 9-12 3,026

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