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Wangenheim Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
912
Best Middle School in California
#342
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)578-1400
 Location 9230 Gold Coast Dr.
San Diego, CA 92126
Charter School No

Wangenheim Middle has an academic rating well above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 342nd in the best public middle schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Wangenheim Middle student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White14%128
Black6.8%62
Hispanic25.7%234
Asian Pacific42%383
Native American Indian0.3%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.9%8
Two or more races10.3%94

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 31.7%

37.5% 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, Wangenheim Middle students are largely upper-middle income and rank 433rd in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade273
7th Grade307
8th Grade332
Total912

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 342nd in California

Students at Wangenheim Middle scored an average 50% 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 25% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls46%66%
Boys43%49%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander57%63%
Black20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Hispanic25% to 29%*40% to 44%*
Multiracial45% to 49%*60% to 64%*
White45% to 49%*60% to 64%*
With Disabilites15% to 19%*15% to 19%*
Limited English15% to 19%*6% to 9%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%27
Boys4.7%23
Girls0.9%4
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%13
Boys2.3%11
Girls0.4%2

Location

Wangenheim Middle
9230 Gold Coast Dr.
San Diego, CA
92126
(619)578-1400

8 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA