|Rating||7 out of 10|
|Grades||7th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||La Mesa-Spring Valley|
|Location||4200 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
La Mesa Middle has an academic rating well above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 285th in the best public middle schools in California.
The La Mesa Middle student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||1|
|Two or more races||7.2%||68|
34.8% 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, La Mesa Middle students are largely upper-middle income and rank 413rd in California for middle school student family income.
Students at La Mesa Middle scored an average 53% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 21.5% of California middle schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||70% to 79%*||70% to 79%*|
|Black||20% to 24%*||40% to 44%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 44%*||60% to 64%*|
|With Disabilites||5% or less*||10% to 14%*|
|Limited English||10% or less*||11% to 19%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
La Mesa Middle
4200 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA
La Mesa-Spring Valley
La Mesa, CA