Mesa Verde Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,273
Best Middle School in California
#65
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Poway Unified
Type Public
 Phone (858)538-5478
 Location 8375 Entreken Way
San Diego, CA 92129
Charter School No

Mesa Verde Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 65th in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Mesa Verde Middle student body is predominantly White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White43.4%552
Black2.3%29
Hispanic7.7%98
Asian Pacific40.3%513
Native American Indian0.4%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%7
Two or more races5.4%69

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 6.1%

8.3% 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, Mesa Verde Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 82nd in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade419
7th Grade429
8th Grade425
Total1,273

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
75%
Rank in California
65th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Mesa Verde Middle scored an average 75% 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 5.6% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls67%86%
Boys69%78%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80%87%
Black21% to 39%*60% to 79%*
Hispanic40% to 44%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial65% to 69%*75% to 79%*
White63%80%
With Disabilites15% to 19%*35% to 39%*
Limited English30% to 39%*30% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.3%2
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 Students0.5%6
Boys0.9%6
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

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

Location

Mesa Verde Middle
8375 Entreken Way
San Diego, CA
92129
(858)538-5478

10 out of 10 1

District

Poway Unified
San Diego, CA