Twin Peaks Middle School

14640 Tierra Bonita Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,129 students in grades 6-8, Twin Peaks Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher 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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 58%
  • : 62%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Twin Peaks Middle School's student population of 1,129 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Twin Peaks Middle School is 0.62, 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)
(18-19)
58%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Twin Peaks Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
62%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
24%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
56%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Twin Peaks Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Twin Peaks Middle School often compared to?
Twin Peaks Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bernardo Heights Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Twin Peaks Middle School?
1,129 students attend Twin Peaks Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Twin Peaks Middle School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Twin Peaks Middle School?
Twin Peaks Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Twin Peaks Middle School offer ?
Twin Peaks Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Twin Peaks Middle School part of?
Twin Peaks Middle School is part of Poway Unified School District.

School Reviews

3   1/20/2020
So many kids here vape, beat each other up, cuss, and do even more bad things and the school almost does nothing about. Sure, it's great that they support the LGBTQ+ community, but this school is crazy. There's good and bad teachers, some teachers here are very strict and rude. I love all my new friends I have met here, but some people Removed, the school should really try harder.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - daijah
1   5/13/2017
I went here from 2014-2015, and it was the worst year of school in my life. The kids are mean, some of the teachers don't even care. Kids will pick on you for being poorer because at the time I lived in Ramona. The only good thing that come from this was the after school program and that was because of cooking. My best advice would be to go to a different school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anonymous
1   2/25/2017
Unfortunately, the bullying and violence has not changed, but from the looks of the previous review in 2011, my guess is that it has gotten worse. Our experience has been horrible. Administration fails to follow through, follow up, there is no detention, there are no consequences. The children have learned this and know that they can do whatever they want and they will not even get a slap on the wrist. They are not even afraid of the school resource officer. That should tell you something. I have spent more time in the office with administrators than all my kids and years in school put together. Stay away from this school if there is even a remote possibility that you may need the school to handle a situation for your child.
- Posted by Parent - GL
2   6/13/2011
THIS SCHOOL HAS A HUGE BULLING PROBLEM AND THE PRINCIPAL DOESN'T CARE!!! SHE DOESN'T DO ANYTHING TO HELP MAKE THE CHILDREN FEEL SAFE!!!
- Posted by Parent - sdchi

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 58%
  • : 62%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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