Pleasant Hill Middle School

1 Santa Barbara Rd.
American Canyon, CA 94503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Pleasant Hill Middle School serves 706 students in grades 6-8.
Pleasant Hill Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 706 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pleasant Hill Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Pleasant Hill Middle School's student population of 706 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
706 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Hill Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pleasant Hill Middle School is 0.69, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1325 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
37%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 is Pleasant Hill Middle School's ranking?
Pleasant Hill Middle School is ranked #1325 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Pleasant Hill Middle School often compared to?
Pleasant Hill Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sequoia Middle School, Valley View Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Pleasant Hill Middle School?
706 students attend Pleasant Hill Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Pleasant Hill Middle School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are White, 16% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pleasant Hill Middle School?
Pleasant Hill Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Pleasant Hill Middle School offer ?
Pleasant Hill Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Pleasant Hill Middle School part of?
Pleasant Hill Middle School is part of MT. Diablo Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 706 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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