Mesa Middle School

2555 Halcyon Rd.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mesa Middle School serves 458 students in grades 7-8.
Mesa Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mesa Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Mesa Middle School's student population of 458 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Mesa Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mesa Middle School is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
33%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mesa Middle School's ranking?
Mesa Middle School is ranked #840 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Mesa Middle School?
458 students attend Mesa Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Mesa Middle School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mesa Middle School?
Mesa Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mesa Middle School offer ?
Mesa Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Mesa Middle School part of?
Mesa Middle School is part of Lucia Mar Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break (Events)
March 30, 2024 (Saturday)
No School - Spring Break (Events)
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School - Minimum Day (Events)
June 07, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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