6100 Stow Canyon Rd.
Goleta, CA 93117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Goleta Valley Junior High School serves 761 students in grades 7-8.
Goleta Valley Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 761 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Goleta Valley Junior High School's student population of 761 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Goleta Valley Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Goleta Valley Junior High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2274 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
52%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
34%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Goleta Valley Junior High School?

761 students attend Goleta Valley Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

52% of Goleta Valley Junior High School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Goleta Valley Junior High School?

Goleta Valley Junior High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Goleta Valley Junior High School offer ?

Goleta Valley Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 761 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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