Parkway Middle School

9009 Park Plaza Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Parkway Middle School serves 580 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Parkway Middle School's student population of 580 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Parkway Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
46%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
62%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
44%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
35%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Parkway Middle School?
580 students attend Parkway Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Parkway Middle School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parkway Middle School?
Parkway Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Parkway Middle School offer ?
Parkway Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Parkway Middle School part of?
Parkway Middle School is part of La Mesa-Spring Valley School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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