Parkway Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
737
Best Middle School in California
#279
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District La Mesa-Spring Valley
Type Public
 Phone (619)668-5810
 Location 9009 Park Plaza Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91942
Charter School No

Parkway Middle has an academic rating well above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 279th in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Parkway Middle student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White43.8%323
Black6.6%49
Hispanic36.1%266
Asian Pacific5.7%42
Native American Indian0.4%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander1.1%8
Two or more races6.2%46

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 24.7%

29.4% 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, Parkway Middle students are largely upper-middle income and rank 337th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade330
8th Grade407
Total737

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
54%
Rank in California
279th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Parkway Middle scored an average 54% 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 21.2% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls47%70%
Boys44%54%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 69%*70% to 79%*
Black20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Hispanic30% to 34%*50% to 54%*
Multiracial50% to 59%*60% to 69%*
White54%73%
With Disabilites10% or less*11% to 19%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

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 Students2.3%18
Boys2.1%9
Girls2.4%9
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.6%37
Boys6.2%26
Girls2.6%11

Location

Parkway Middle
9009 Park Plaza Dr.
La Mesa, CA
91942
(619)668-5810

8 out of 10 1

District

La Mesa-Spring Valley
La Mesa, CA