Castaic Middle School

  • Castaic Middle School serves 582 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Castaic Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Castaic Middle School operates within the Castaic Union School District.

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School Overview

  • Castaic Middle School's student population of 582 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students582 students
Gender %Castaic Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeCastaic Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Castaic Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Castaic Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
10%
11%
Hispanic
40%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
44%
24%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsCastaic Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Castaic Middle School is Castaic Union School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Castaic Union School District's student population of 2,352 students has decreased by 17% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,329 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 22% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,444 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameCastaic Union School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    4
    Number of Students Managed2,3521,585
    Castaic Union School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    43%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$27 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$27 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,329$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,444$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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