Don Juan Avila Middle School

26278 Wood Canyon Dr.
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Don Juan Avila Middle School serves 1,143 students in grades 6-8.
Don Juan Avila Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Don Juan Avila Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Don Juan Avila Middle School's student population of 1,143 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Don Juan Avila Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Don Juan Avila Middle School is 0.66, which is more 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
#789 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
52%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
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 and middle school to Don Juan Avila Middle School is Capistrano Connections Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Don Juan Avila Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aliso Viejo Don Juan Avila Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 750 students
    0.0 miles
    26278 Wood Canyon Dr.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 349-9452
    0 K-5 750
  • Aliso Viejo Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 682 students
    0.4 miles
    22705 Sanborn
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 360-9001
    0.4 K-5 682
  • San Juan Capistrano Capistrano Connections Academy Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 3,617 students
    0.6 miles
    33272 Valle Rd.
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 461-1667
    0.6 K-12 3,617
  • Ripon California Connections Academy @ Ripon Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,151 student
    0.7 miles
    580 N. Wilma Ave. Ste. G
    Ripon, CA 95366
    (209) 253-1208
    0.7 K-12 1,151
  • Aliso Viejo Aliso Viejo Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,070 student
    1.2 miles
    111 Park Ave.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 831-2622
    1.2 6-8 1,070

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