PROFICIENCY 38% equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Lucia Mar Unified
53%Arroyo Grande
38%California

Paulding Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Lucia Mar Unified" in Arroyo Grande, CA. There are a total of 605 students and 29 teachers at Paulding Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 168 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Paulding Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.0%, which is equal to the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students605
Teachers28.5
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch168
Reduced lunch60

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Paulding Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All31%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
740-44%
822%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
745-49%
841%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Paulding Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 62.9% 51.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 1.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.9% 2.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.9% 42.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 2.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Arroyo Grande High33%0.9Arroyo Grande, CA
Ocean View Elementary57%1.6Arroyo Grande, CA
Harloe Elementary51%1.6Arroyo Grande, CA
Fairgrove Elementary33%2.3Grover Beach, CA
Branch Elementary60%2.6Arroyo Grande, CA
Grover Beach Elementary29%2.7Grover Beach, CA
Grover Heights Elementary40%2.8Grover Beach, CA
Oceano Elementary30%2.8Oceano, CA
Mesa Middle School34%3.6Arroyo Grande, CA
Judkins Middle School45%4.0Pismo Beach, CA
Shell Beach Elementary62%6.5Pismo Beach, CA
Los Ranchos Elementary63%7.0Los Ranchos, CA

Arroyo Grande demographics profile

StatisticArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
Population7,98438,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,21823291
Median age53.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English90%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%

Education level achieved in Arroyo Grande

IndexArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college80.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Paulding Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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