Valadez Middle School Academy

161 E. La Jolla St.
Tustin, CA 92780
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Valadez Middle School Academy serves 665 students in grades 6-8.
Valadez Middle School Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% 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: 665 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Valadez Middle School Academy's student population of 665 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
665 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Valadez Middle School Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Valadez Middle School Academy is 0.13, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#664 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Valadez Middle School Academy's ranking?
Valadez Middle School Academy is ranked #664 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Valadez Middle School Academy?
665 students attend Valadez Middle School Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Valadez Middle School Academy students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valadez Middle School Academy?
Valadez Middle School Academy has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Valadez Middle School Academy offer ?
Valadez Middle School Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Valadez Middle School Academy part of?
Valadez Middle School Academy is part of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 665 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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