Mission Middle School

939 E. Mission Ave.
Escondido, CA 92026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 900 students in grades 6-8, Mission Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Mission Middle School's student population of 900 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
900 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Mission Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mission Middle School is 0.13, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#6742 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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17%
33%
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32%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Mission 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
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mission Middle School's ranking?
Mission Middle School is ranked #6742 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Mission Middle School often compared to?
Mission Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like United For Success Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Mission Middle School?
900 students attend Mission Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Mission Middle School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mission Middle School?
Mission Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mission Middle School offer ?
Mission Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Mission Middle School part of?
Mission Middle School is part of Escondido Union School District.
In what neighborhood is Mission Middle School located?
Mission Middle School is located in the Central Escondido neighborhood of Escondido, CA. There are 3 other public schools located in Central Escondido.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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