Castaic Middle School

  • Castaic Middle School serves 539 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Castaic 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Castaic Middle School's student population of 539 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Castaic Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Castaic Middle School is 0.63, 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#3391 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
43%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castaic Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCastaic Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
This is a great school, I enjoyed both years and most of the teachers were really nice and easy-going. Overall amazing school.
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4  
I thinks a pretty good school teachers are nice our principal is good and all around the school is good for an 8th like me
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School officials don't here don't take sexual harassment seriously, instead considering it "school boy pranks".
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