14646 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Charter Middle School serves 289 students in grades 6-8.
Valley Charter Middle School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Valley Charter Middle School's student population of 289 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
289 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Valley Charter Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Valley Charter Middle School is 0.44, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2523 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
73%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
16%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Valley Charter Middle School?

289 students attend Valley Charter Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

73% of Valley Charter Middle School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Charter Middle School?

Valley Charter Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Valley Charter Middle School offer ?

Valley Charter Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Valley Charter Middle School part of?

Valley Charter Middle School is part of Valley Charter Middle School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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