Chula Vista Middle School

415 Fifth Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Chula Vista Middle School serves 848 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Chula Vista Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Chula Vista Middle School's student population of 848 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students848 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Chula Vista Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Chula Vista Middle School is 0.27, 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
#6056 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweetwater Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chula Vista Middle School is Diego Springs Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Davila Day (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chula Vista Davila Day Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 33 students
    0.1 miles
    540 G St.
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 427-5626
    0.1 K-8 33
  • Chula Vista Vista Square Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 652 students
    0.1 miles
    540 G St.
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 422-8374
    0.1 K-6 652
  • Chula Vista Diego Springs Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 2 students
    0.4 miles
    310 Brd.way
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 739-4836
    0.4 K-12 2
  • Chula Vista San Diego Virtual Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 458 students
    0.5 miles
    296 H St. Ste. 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 713-7271
    0.5 K-12 458
  • Chula Vista Mueller Charter (robert L.) Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 1,477 student
    0.7 miles
    715 I St.
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 422-6192
    0.7 K-12 1,477

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