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San Elijo Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,850
Best Middle School in California
#119
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District San Marcos Unified
Type Public
 Phone (760)290-2800
 Location 1600 Schhouse Way
San Marcos, CA 92078
Charter School No

San Elijo Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 119th in the best public middle schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The San Elijo Middle student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White63.6%1,177
Black2.9%54
Hispanic19.4%358
Asian Pacific11.1%205
Native American Indian0.8%14
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%12
Two or more races1.6%30

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 9.8%

12.5% 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, San Elijo Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 133rd in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade634
7th Grade631
8th Grade585
Total1,850

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 119th in California

Students at San Elijo Middle scored an average 67% 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 9.6% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls59%79%
Boys61%68%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian50% or more*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander75% to 79%*80% to 84%*
Black40% to 49%*60% to 69%*
Hispanic38%55%
Multiracial60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
White64%78%
With Disabilites15% to 19%*20% to 24%*
Limited English11% to 19%*15% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

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

Safety and Discipline

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 Students0.8%14
Boys1.6%14
Girls0%0

Location

San Elijo Middle
1600 Schhouse Way
San Marcos, CA
92078
(760)290-2800

10 out of 10 1

District

San Marcos Unified
San Marcos, CA