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Valley Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,027
Best Middle School in California
#204
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Carlsbad Unified
Type Public
 Phone (760)331-5300
 Location 1645 Magnolia Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Charter School No

Valley Middle has an academic rating well above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 204th in the best public middle schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Valley Middle student body is mainly White with a significant Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White54.1%556
Black1.4%14
Hispanic33.3%342
Asian Pacific4.3%44
Native American Indian0.7%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%3
Two or more races5.9%61

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 15%

19.5% 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, Valley Middle students are largely upper income and rank 204th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
4th Grade1
6th Grade362
7th Grade323
8th Grade341
Total1,027

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 204th in California

Students at Valley Middle scored an average 59% 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 15.7% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls57%73%
Boys49%58%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indianless than 50%*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*80% to 89%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic36%47%
Multiracial50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
White62%74%
With Disabilites10% to 14%*20% to 24%*
Limited English6% to 9%*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

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 Students1.4%14
Boys1.9%10
Girls0.8%4
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%14
Boys1.9%10
Girls0.8%4

Location

Valley Middle
1645 Magnolia Ave.
Carlsbad, CA
92008
(760)331-5300

9 out of 10 1

District

Carlsbad Unified
Carlsbad, CA