South Valley Middle School

385 Ioof Ave.
Gilroy, CA 95020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 790 students in grades 6-8, South Valley Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% 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: 790 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 30%
  • : 38%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Valley Middle School's student population of 790 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Valley Middle School is 0.31, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
30%
40%
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(18-19)
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
83%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
7%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are South Valley Middle School often compared to?
South Valley Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brownell Middle School, Solorsano Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend South Valley Middle School?
790 students attend South Valley Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of South Valley Middle School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Valley Middle School?
South Valley Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does South Valley Middle School offer ?
South Valley Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is South Valley Middle School part of?
South Valley Middle School is part of Gilroy Unified School District.

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Last Day of School
June 07, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School Dismissal
June 07, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 790 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 30%
  • : 38%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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