Pacific Grove Middle School

835 Forest Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Pacific Grove Middle School serves 499 students in grades 6-8.
Pacific Grove Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pacific Grove Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Pacific Grove Middle School's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Pacific Grove Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pacific Grove Middle School is 0.57, 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
#1033 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
62%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePacific Grove Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pacific Grove Middle School is Pacific Grove High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Monterey Bay Charter (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert Down Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pacific Grove Pacific Grove High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 619 students
    0.3 miles
    615 Sunset Dr.
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    (831) 646-6590
    0.3 9-12 619
  • Pacific Grove Robert Down Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
    0.3 miles
    485 Pine Ave.
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    (831) 646-6540
    0.3 K-5 491
  • Pacific Grove Forest Grove Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
    0.5 miles
    1065 Congress Ave.
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    (831) 646-6560
    0.5 K-5 464
  • Pacific Grove Community High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 18 students
    0.8 miles
    1004 David Ave.
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    (831) 646-6535
    0.8 9-12 18
  • Pacific Grove Monterey Bay Charter Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 422 students
    0.8 miles
    1004 David Ave.
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    (831) 655-4638
    0.8 K-8 422

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