Pleasant Valley Middle School

  • Pleasant Valley Middle School serves 158 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pleasant Valley 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Pleasant Valley Middle School's student population of 158 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pleasant Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pleasant Valley Middle School is 0.25, 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 Testing Rank#4047 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
10%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
86%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pleasant Valley Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGold Oak Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Some of the worst teachers ever encountered. They combine laziness with emotional cruelty to the children. It is common knowledge in the community that this school is just something that must be endured until the high school, which is much better.
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Four years later, I am still coping with the damage that one year of school there did. She did well at another school but this one left scares.
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