Best Middle School in California#204
|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||6th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||Carlsbad Unified|
|Location||1645 Magnolia Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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.
The Valley Middle student body is mainly White with a significant Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.7%||7|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.3%||3|
|Two or more races||5.9%||61|
vs. other California middle schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California204th
Rating8 out of 10
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|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||70% to 79%*||80% to 89%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
|Multiracial||50% to 59%*||70% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||10% to 14%*||20% to 24%*|
|Limited English||6% to 9%*||10% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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1645 Magnolia Ave.