Venado Middle School

4 Deerfield Ave.
Irvine, CA 92604
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Venado Middle School serves 613 students in grades 7-8.
Venado Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Venado Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Venado Middle School's student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Venado Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Venado Middle School is 0.70, which is more 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
#942 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
45%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
26%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrvine Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Venado Middle School is Irvine High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeside Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deerfield Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irvine Deerfield Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 676 students
    0.1 miles
    2 Deerfield Ave.
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 936-5650
    0.1 K-6 676
  • Irvine Greentree Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 473 students
    0.4 miles
    4200 Manzanita
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 936-5800
    0.4 K-6 473
  • Irvine Lakeside Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 746 students
    0.6 miles
    3 Lemongrass
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 559-1601
    0.6 7-8 746
  • Irvine Irvine High School Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,055 students
    0.7 miles
    4321 Walnut Ave.
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 936-7000
    0.7 9-12 2,055
  • Irvine Stone Creek Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 565 students
    0.8 miles
    2 Stone Creek S.
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 551-1201
    0.8 K-6 565

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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