Valadez Middle School Academy

161 E. La Jolla St.
Tustin, CA 92780
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valadez Middle School Academy serves 620 students in grades 6-8.
Valadez Middle School Academy 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Valadez Middle School Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Valadez Middle School Academy's student population of 620 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Valadez Middle School Academy 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 Valadez Middle School Academy is 0.17, 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
#5932 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlacentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valadez Middle School Academy is Valencia High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kraemer Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Melrose Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Placentia Melrose Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 620 students
    0.2 miles
    974 S. Melrose St.
    Placentia, CA 92870
    (714) 986-7220
    0.2 K-5 620
  • Placentia Rio Vista Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 901 students
    1.0 miles
    310 N. Rio Vista St.
    Placentia, CA 92870
    (714) 986-7240
    1 K-5 901
  • Anaheim Sunkist Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 800 students
    1.1 miles
    500 N. Sunkist St.
    Anaheim, CA 92806
    (714) 517-8962
    1.1 K-6 800
  • Placentia John O. Tynes Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 864 students
    1.2 miles
    735 Stanford
    Placentia, CA 92870
    (714) 996-5550
    1.2 K-6 864
  • Placentia Kraemer Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,055 student
    1.2 miles
    645 N. Angelina Dr.
    Placentia, CA 92870
    (714) 996-1551
    1.2 7-8 1,055

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