Vaca Pena Middle School

  • Vaca Pena Middle School serves 871 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Vaca Pena Middle School operates within the Vacaville Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 871 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students871 students
Vaca Pena Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Vaca Pena Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Vaca Pena Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeVaca Pena Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Vaca Pena Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Vaca Pena Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
11%
Vaca Pena Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
39%
54%
Vaca Pena Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
6%
Vaca Pena Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
38%
24%
Vaca Pena Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Vaca Pena Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Vaca Pena Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsVaca Pena Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.690.64
Vaca Pena Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
50%
Vaca Pena Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
9%
Vaca Pena Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Vacaville Unified School District's student population of 12,344 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,497 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,692 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameVacaville Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed12,3441,597
Vacaville Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$108 MM$17 MM
Vacaville Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$110 MM$18 MM
Vacaville Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,497$10,238
Vacaville Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,692$10,739
Vacaville Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • VacavilleCooper Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 906 students
    0.7 miles
    750 Christine Dr.
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6210
    0.7KG-6906
  • VacavilleJean Callison Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 882 students
    0.7 miles
    6261 Vanden Rd.
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6250
    0.7KG-6882
  • VacavilleFairmont Charter Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-6 | 589 students
    0.8 miles
    1355 Marshall Rd.
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6240
    0.8KG-6589
  • VacavilleCambridge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 569 students
    1.2 miles
    100 Cambridge Dr.
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)446-9494
    1.2KG-6569
  • VacavilleWill C. Wood High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1695 students
    1.2 miles
    998 Marshall Rd.
    VacavilleCA 95687
    (707)453-6900
    1.29-121695

School Reviews

2  5/17/2010
The Math program at the school is very bad the teaching component is very limited and the 8th grade teaching staff needs to be pink sliped and replaced.
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