Black Mountain Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,275
Best Middle School in California
#135
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Poway Unified
Type Public
 Phone (858)484-1300
 Location 9353 Oviedo St.
San Diego, CA 92129
Charter School No

Black Mountain Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 135th in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Black Mountain Middle student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White48.2%614
Black2.4%31
Hispanic14%178
Asian Pacific28.5%364
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.7%9
Two or more races6.1%78

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 12.8%

16.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, Black Mountain Middle students are largely upper income and rank 174th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade421
7th Grade407
8th Grade447
Total1,275

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
66%
Rank in California
135th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Black Mountain Middle scored an average 66% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 10.6% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls63%78%
Boys61%63%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander69%76%
Black30% to 39%*40% to 49%*
Hispanic35% to 39%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial65% to 69%*70% to 74%*
White66%75%
With Disabilites25% to 29%*25% to 29%*
Limited English15% to 19%*15% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%10
Boys1.2%8
Girls0.3%2
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%8
Boys1.2%8
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%4
Boys0.3%2
Girls0.3%2

Location

Black Mountain Middle
9353 Oviedo St.
San Diego, CA
92129
(858)484-1300

10 out of 10 1

District

Poway Unified
San Diego, CA