Van Nuys Middle School

  • Van Nuys Middle School serves 1,092 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Van Nuys Middle School's student population of 1,092 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,092 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Nuys Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Nuys Middle School is 0.30, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8344 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Van Nuys Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
8%
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Nuys Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.300.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Van Nuys Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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