Vista del Mar Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
614
Best Middle School in California
#38
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Capistrano Unified
Type Public
 Phone (949)234-5955
 Location 1130 Ave. Talega
San Clemente, CA 92673
Charter School No

Vista del Mar Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 38th 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 Vista del Mar Middle student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White74.9%460
Black0.3%2
Hispanic14.5%89
Asian Pacific3.7%23
Native American Indian0.8%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%1
Two or more races5.5%34

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 6%

8.3% 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, Vista del Mar Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 81st in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade210
7th Grade194
8th Grade210
Total614

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
78%
Rank in California
38th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Vista del Mar Middle scored an average 78% 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 3.7% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70% to 74%*85% to 89%*
Boys71%82%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic40% to 44%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*80% or more*
White76%87%
With Disabilites20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

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 Students0.7%4
Boys0.7%2
Girls0.7%2
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.6%9
Boys2.4%7
Girls0.7%2

Location

Vista del Mar Middle
1130 Ave. Talega
San Clemente, CA
92673
(949)234-5955

10 out of 10 1

District

Capistrano Unified
San Juan Capistrano, CA