Best Middle School in California#285
|Rating||7 out of 10|
|Grades||6th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||San Diego Unified|
|Location||8204 San Carlos Dr.
San Diego, CA 92119
Pershing 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 Pershing Middle student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||1|
|Two or more races||9.4%||66|
vs. other California middle schoolsUpper 19.4%
24.3% 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, Pershing Middle students are largely upper income and rank 264th in California for middle school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California285th
Rating7 out of 10
Students at Pershing 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.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||70% to 79%*||70% to 79%*|
|Black||20% to 29%*||40% to 49%*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||45% to 49%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 49%*||50% to 59%*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||10% or less*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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8204 San Carlos Dr.
San Diego, CA
San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA