Wangenheim Middle School

  • Wangenheim Middle School serves 938 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wangenheim Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Wangenheim Middle School's student population of 938 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students938 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wangenheim Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wangenheim Middle School is 0.72, 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#2778 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
43%
12%
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Hispanic
27%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
11%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wangenheim Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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I have had 2 students attend Wangenheim, a boy and a girl. Both students were challenged and made a lot of progress academically. Both were prepared for high school.
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