Visitacion Valley Middle School

  • Visitacion Valley Middle School serves 373 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Visitacion Valley 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Visitacion Valley Middle School's student population of 373 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Visitacion Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Visitacion Valley Middle School is 0.65, 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 School Rank (16-17)#8836 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
29%
12%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
4%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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