California Middle School

1600 Vallejo Way
Sacramento, CA 95818
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 792 students in grades 7-8, California Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : 37%
  • : 49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

California Middle School's student population of 792 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of California Middle School is 0.74, 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)
(18-19)
37%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California 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.
(18-19)
49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
44%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in California Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
10%
5%
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White
20%
21%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in California Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
5%
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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.
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of California Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are California Middle School often compared to?
California Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sutter Middle School, Sam Brannan Middle School, Sutter Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend California Middle School?
792 students attend California Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of California Middle School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of California Middle School?
California Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does California Middle School offer ?
California Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is California Middle School part of?
California Middle School is part of Sacramento City Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is California Middle School located?
California Middle School is located in the Southwestern Sacramento neighborhood of Sacramento, CA. There are 28 other public schools located in Southwestern Sacramento.

School Reviews

5   6/16/2023
awsome.
- Posted by Parent - John Schmuck
5   6/16/2023
This school is amazing. My son Al.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ed Kouberiouslavigotouraisertobakalobotomylougasbalukisduookeydookeydonkeymonkyseptictankberagensiegsegrainbowsixsiege-Smith XVIII
5   6/16/2023
amazing.
- Posted by Parent - Monte Jones
5   5/29/2020
Great school! 100% recommend.
- Posted by Parent - Joanna

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : 37%
  • : 49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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