Ridgecrest Intermediate

Overview

Student Enrollment
966
Best Middle School in California
#60
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
Type Public
 Phone (310)544-2747
 Location 28915 N.bay Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Charter School No

Ridgecrest Intermediate has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 60th 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 Ridgecrest Intermediate student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White37.1%358
Black2.7%26
Hispanic6.4%62
Asian Pacific48.4%468
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races5.2%50

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 0.8%

1.6% 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, Ridgecrest Intermediate students are largely wealthy and rank 10th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade330
7th Grade300
8th Grade336
Total966

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
76%
Rank in California
60th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Ridgecrest Intermediate 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 5.3% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls72%85%
Boys73%72%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander83%84%
Black21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic50% to 59%*60% to 69%*
Multiracial60% to 69%*70% to 79%*
White65%76%
With Disabilites11% to 19%*30% to 39%*
Limited English55% to 59%*30% to 34%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.5%23
Boys4.6%21
Girls0.4%2

Location

Ridgecrest Intermediate
28915 N.bay Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
90275
(310)544-2747

10 out of 10 1

District

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
Palos Verdes Estates, CA