Mission Hill Middle School

425 King St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 565 students in grades 6-8, Mission Hill Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • : 50%
  • : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mission Hill Middle School's student population of 565 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Mission Hill Middle School is 0.60, 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)
(18-19)
50%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mission Hill Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mission Hill Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
33%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
54%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Mission Hill Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mission Hill Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mission Hill Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Mission Hill Middle School often compared to?
Mission Hill Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Branciforte Middle School, Scotts Valley Middle School, Shoreline Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Mission Hill Middle School?
565 students attend Mission Hill Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Mission Hill Middle School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mission Hill Middle School?
Mission Hill Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mission Hill Middle School offer ?
Mission Hill Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Mission Hill Middle School part of?
Mission Hill Middle School is part of Santa Cruz City High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • : 50%
  • : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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