Salida Middle School - Vella Campus

5041 Toomes Rd.
Salida, CA 95368
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Salida Middle School - Vella Campus serves 789 students in grades 6-8.
Salida Middle School - Vella Campus 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 789 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Salida Middle School - Vella Campus's student population of 789 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
789 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Salida Middle School - Vella Campus is ranked within the bottom 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 Salida Middle School - Vella Campus is 0.48, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2634 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
16%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Salida Middle School - Vella Campus's ranking?
Salida Middle School - Vella Campus is ranked #2634 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Salida Middle School - Vella Campus often compared to?
Salida Middle School - Vella Campusis often viewed alongside schools like Daniel J. Savage Middle School, La Loma Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Salida Middle School - Vella Campus?
789 students attend Salida Middle School - Vella Campus.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Salida Middle School - Vella Campus students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salida Middle School - Vella Campus?
Salida Middle School - Vella Campus has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Salida Middle School - Vella Campus offer ?
Salida Middle School - Vella Campus offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Salida Middle School - Vella Campus part of?
Salida Middle School - Vella Campus is part of Salida Union Elementary School District.

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No School - Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 24, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 789 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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