13600 S. Prairie Ave.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prairie Vista Middle School serves 762 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Prairie Vista Middle School's student population of 762 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Prairie Vista Middle School is 0.41, 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
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
47%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
75%
56%
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Black
18%
5%
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White
2%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (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?

29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Prairie Vista Middle School?

762 students attend Prairie Vista Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

75% of Prairie Vista Middle School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Vista Middle School?

Prairie Vista Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Prairie Vista Middle School offer ?

Prairie Vista Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Prairie Vista Middle School part of?

Prairie Vista Middle School is part of Hawthorne School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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