Pajaro Middle School

  • Pajaro Middle School serves 457 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Pajaro Middle School's student population of 457 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pajaro Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pajaro Middle School is 0.04, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8326 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
98%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
2%
24%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pajaro Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.040.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pajaro Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePajaro Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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