4120 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Pleasant Valley Middle School serves 149 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pleasant Valley Middle School's student population of 149 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pleasant Valley Middle School is 0.29, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4068 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
15-19%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
9%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
84%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pleasant Valley Middle School's ranking?

Pleasant Valley Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Pleasant Valley Middle School?

149 students attend Pleasant Valley Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of Pleasant Valley Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pleasant Valley Middle School?

Pleasant Valley Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Pleasant Valley Middle School offer ?

Pleasant Valley Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Pleasant Valley Middle School part of?

Pleasant Valley Middle School is part of Gold Oak Union Elementary School District.

School Reviews

2   11/22/2010
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.
- Posted by Parent - wdran
2   10/5/2009
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.
- Posted by Parent - becak

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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