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Pershing Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
701
Best Middle School in California
#285
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)465-3234
 Location 8204 San Carlos Dr.
San Diego, CA 92119
Charter School No

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.

Demographics

Race

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

Race Percent Students
White45.8%321
Black7%49
Hispanic32.1%225
Asian Pacific5.6%39
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races9.4%66

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 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

Grade Students
6th Grade230
7th Grade241
8th Grade230
Total701

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 285th in California

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
Girls47%67%
Boys46%53%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*70% to 79%*
Black20% to 29%*40% to 49%*
Hispanic30% to 34%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial40% to 49%*50% to 59%*
White56%69%
With Disabilites11% to 19%*10% or less*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

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

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.5%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.6%12
Boys1.9%8
Girls1.2%4
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3%23
Boys3.4%14
Girls2.2%9

Location

Pershing Middle
8204 San Carlos Dr.
San Diego, CA
92119
(619)465-3234

8 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA