Valley Middle School

1645 Magnolia Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Valley Middle School serves 1,045 students in grades 6-8.
Valley Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Valley Middle School's student population of 1,045 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,045 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Valley Middle School is 0.59, 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
#1312 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
34%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
54%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarlsbad Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valley Middle School is Carlsbad Village Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Calavera Hills Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Magnolia Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carlsbad Carlsbad Village Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 83 students
    0.1 miles
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 331-5100
    0.1 10-12 83
  • Carlsbad Carlsbad Seaside Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 46 students
    0.2 miles
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 331-5299
    0.2 9-12 46
  • Carlsbad Magnolia Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
    0.2 miles
    1905 Magnolia Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 331-5600
    0.2 K-5 477
  • Carlsbad Carlsbad High School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,337 students
    0.3 miles
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 331-5100
    0.3 9-12 2,337
  • Carlsbad Jefferson Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 479 students
    0.7 miles
    3743 Jefferson St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 331-5500
    0.7 K-5 479

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