National City Middle School

2.50 5 1 (4 reviews)
1701 D Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(School attendance zone shown in map)
National City Middle School serves 787 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
National City Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

National City Middle School's student population of 787 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students787 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

National City Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of National City Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6374 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweetwater Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to National City Middle School is Sweetwater High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Integrity Charter (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John A. Otis Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • National City John A. Otis Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 469 students
    0.1 miles
    621 E. 18th St.
    National City, CA 91950
    (619) 336-8800
    0.1 K-6 469
  • National City Kimball
    Grades: K-6 | 431 students
    0.4 miles
    302 W. 18th St.
    National City, CA 91950
    (619) 336-8300
    0.4 K-6 431
  • National City Central Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 607 students
    0.5 miles
    933 E Ave.
    National City, CA 91950
    (619) 336-7400
    0.5 K-6 607
  • National City Olivewood
    Grades: K-6 | 623 students
    0.5 miles
    2505 F Ave.
    National City, CA 91950
    (619) 336-8700
    0.5 K-6 623
  • National City Integrity Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 340 students
    0.6 miles
    701 National City Blvd.
    National City, CA 91950
    (619) 336-0808
    0.6 K-8 340

School Reviews

  2.50 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
The school is amazing along with the teachers, their isn't much wrong with the school.
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1  
Today was my son 8th grade promotion, it was very disappointing not to see none of my son teachers there. Good way to encourage the kids. Parents if your able to send your child to a different school where the staff actually care about the students, please do so. Then to have their certificated in a manila envelope. It was sad just to think they don't care. Way to go national city middle school staff.
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2  
Not the best school I've seen way better charter schools. Recces in a garage! That's horrible, just like the food. The teachers are really good though, Very well-trained teachers. The toilets/ bathrooms too are really nasty. Every time I go in the restroom 99% of the time there is pee or poop on the ground.
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2  
They make the school seem cool and fun / Exciting . But once you get their its not worth it . Do your kids a favor and dont send them here . Plus , the teachers ( a few love to pick on the kids ) Especially the black ones . ( im not black tho . Okay , anyways it would be better to take them to a school where its a higher income and with a safe enviroment .
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