Ladera Ranch Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,457
Best Middle School in California
#52
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Capistrano Unified
Type Public
 Phone (949)234-5922
 Location 29551 Sienna Pkwy.
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Charter School No

Ladera Ranch Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 52nd in the best public middle schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Ladera Ranch Middle student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White70.4%1,025
Black1.1%16
Hispanic12.1%177
Asian Pacific10.7%156
Native American Indian0.2%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%3
Two or more races5.3%77

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 3.3%

4.3% 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, Ladera Ranch Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 44th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade527
7th Grade461
8th Grade469
Total1,457

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
76%
Rank in California
52nd
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Ladera Ranch Middle scored an average 76% 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 4.6% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70%87%
Boys72%78%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Black60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Hispanic55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial75% to 79%*80% to 84%*
White71%83%
With Disabilites25% to 29%*35% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

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

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%18
Boys2.1%14
Girls0.6%4
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%13
Boys1.3%9
Girls0.6%4

Location

Ladera Ranch Middle
29551 Sienna Pkwy.
Ladera Ranch, CA
92694
(949)234-5922

10 out of 10 1

District

Capistrano Unified
San Juan Capistrano, CA