Pacoima Middle School

9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Pacoima, CA 91331 | (818) 686-4200
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,836
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Pacoima, CA 91331
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,836
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 91.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 912 (49.7%)
  • Females: 924 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 92 (5.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,490 (81.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,582 (86.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pacoima Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian150.8%
Black201.1%
Asian211.1%
Hispanic1,71993.6%
White573.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pacoima Middle School
  Number Percent
4th Grade10.05%
5th Grade10.05%
6th Grade58131.6%
7th Grade59432.4%
8th Grade65935.9%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
9.5%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
26.7%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 98.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 116.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 10.6
Average Age
School:
42.7
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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3 reviews for Pacoima Middle School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 11, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • heyy well that school was awsome like being there and all that i had the best time of my life there...with all the drama and stuff i admire the teachers because they kept there head up even when students punked on them and stuff so yea i miss everyone that i knew that still go there hopefully i could go visit you guys one day...especially officer flood he was really cool and wendy too...even ms.anderson and ms.sennett and mr.aredondo...like i miss all of the teachers that i knew and yea hopefully you guys have more comments love you guys bye(:

    sincerly
    kimberly hernandez
    ps.went there last year
    15
  • Reviewed by Former Student on April 15, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • im going there next year and im preparing myself to go to magnet there and im so excited!!

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Pacoima Middle School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST History - Social Science
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2004-2005
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201038.0%39.0%55.0%
200932.0%37.0%52.0%
200832.0%33.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201038.0%39.0%52.0%
200924.0%35.0%49.0%
200825.0%31.0%44.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201084.0%79.0%84.0%
200974.0%72.0%81.0%
200855.0%66.0%80.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201035.0%39.0%55.0%
200932.0%38.0%54.0%
200829.0%34.0%49.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201024.0%34.0%48.0%
200920.0%27.0%43.0%
200819.0%28.0%41.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201041.0%32.0%46.0%
200945.0%28.0%44.0%
200833.0%26.0%42.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201034.0%37.0%54.0%
200921.0%31.0%48.0%
200825.0%31.0%45.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201015.0%22.0%30.0%
200915.0%18.0%30.0%
200818.0%16.0%31.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201073.0%80.0%85.0%
200985.0%80.0%87.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201033.0%35.0%47.0%
200917.0%30.0%42.0%
200819.0%25.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201046.0%46.0%59.0%
200932.0%41.0%56.0%
200835.0%40.0%52.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201048.0%22.0%31.0%
200949.0%19.0%28.0%
200837.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201015.0%20.0%27.0%
200915.0%17.0%26.0%
200818.0%15.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201073.0%14.0%27.0%
200985.0%14.0%26.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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