Miraleste Intermediate

Tel: (310)732-0900
  • Miraleste Intermediate serves 848 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Miraleste Intermediate placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Miraleste Intermediate operates within the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Miraleste Intermediate is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Miraleste Intermediate's student population of 848 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students848 students
Gender %Miraleste Intermediate Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Students by GradeMiraleste Intermediate Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Miraleste Intermediate is ranked within the top 20% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Miraleste Intermediate is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
18%
11%
Hispanic
19%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
56%
24%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMiraleste Intermediate All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Miraleste Intermediate is Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District's student population of 11,475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,760 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,594 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePalos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    19
    4
    Number of Students Managed11,4751,585
    Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    79%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$104 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$114 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,760$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,594$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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