40775 Camino Campos Verdes
Temecula, CA 92591
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
James L. Day Middle School serves 966 students in grades 6-8.
James L. Day Middle 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 67% (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 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 966 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

James L. Day Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

James L. Day Middle School's student population of 966 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
966 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

James L. Day Middle 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 James L. Day Middle School is 0.70, which is more 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
#2056 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
42%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
33%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 is James L. Day Middle School's ranking?

James L. Day Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend James L. Day Middle School?

966 students attend James L. Day Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

42% of James L. Day Middle School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of James L. Day Middle School?

James L. Day Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does James L. Day Middle School offer ?

James L. Day Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 966 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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