Prairie Vista Middle School

  • Prairie Vista Middle School serves 891 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Prairie Vista Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prairie Vista Middle School's student population of 891 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students891 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Vista Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Prairie Vista Middle School is 0.43, 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#6025 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
73%
54%
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Black
21%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawthorne School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hawthorne Jefferson
    Grades: K-5 | 563 students
    0.3 miles
    4091 W. 139th St.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 676-9423
    0.3 K-5 563
  • Hawthorne Bud Carson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 661 students
    0.5 miles
    13838 S. Yukon Ave.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 676-1908
    0.5 6-8 661
  • Lawndale Leuzinger High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,857 student
    0.5 miles
    4118 W. Rosecrans Ave.
    Lawndale, CA 90260
    (310) 263-2208
    0.5 9-12 1,857
  • Hawthorne Zela Davis
    Grades: K-5 | 1,173 student
    0.5 miles
    13435 S. Yukon Ave.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 679-1771
    0.5 K-5 1,173
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 901 students
    0.6 miles
    4366 W. 129th St.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    (310) 676-0167
    0.6 6-8 901

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