701 Long Valley Road
Gardnerville, NV 89460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Pau Wa Lu Middle School serves 579 students in grades 6-8.
Pau Wa Lu Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pau Wa Lu Middle School's student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Pau Wa Lu Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 671 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pau Wa Lu Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#320 out of 671 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
22%
43%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
64%
32%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 579 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Btm 50%)

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