Wangenheim Middle School

  • Wangenheim Middle School serves 905 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher 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 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wangenheim Middle School's student population of 905 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students905 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wangenheim Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2550 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
43%
11%
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Hispanic
27%
54%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
10%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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