Palos Verdes Intermediate

  • Palos Verdes Intermediate serves 855 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Palos Verdes Intermediate placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Palos Verdes Intermediate places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Palos Verdes Intermediate's student population of 855 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students855 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palos Verdes Intermediate is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palos Verdes Intermediate is 0.63, 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 School Rank (16-17)#585 out of 9584 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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Asian
27%
12%
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Hispanic
9%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
54%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palos Verdes Intermediate. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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