161 E. La Jolla St.
Tustin, CA 92780
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valadez Middle School Academy serves 700 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Valadez Middle School Academy's student population of 700 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
700 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Valadez Middle School Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6400 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
3%
22%
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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
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 700 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13

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