PROFICIENCY 54% 40% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
60%Castro Valley Unified
59%Castro Valley

Canyon Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Castro Valley Unified" in Castro Valley, CA. There are a total of 1,400 students and 60 teachers at Canyon Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 233 free lunch students and 100 reduced lunch students.

Canyon Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.5%, which is 40% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch233
Reduced lunch100


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 Canyon 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Canyon Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 26.4% 31.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 10.0% 6.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 27.3% 26.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.3% 23.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 11.8% 11.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Vannoy Elementary64%0.4Castro Valley, CA
Independent Elementary68%0.5Castro Valley, CA
Creekside Middle School66%0.7Castro Valley, CA
Marshall Elementary47%0.9Castro Valley, CA
Jensen Ranch Elementary80%1.2Castro Valley, CA
Proctor Elementary72%1.3Castro Valley, CA
Castro Valley High63%1.4Castro Valley, CA
Golden Oak Montessori Of Hayward40%1.6Castro Valley, CA
Palomares Elementary62%1.6Castro Valley, CA
Fairview Elementary15%1.8Fairview, CA
Castro Valley Elementary45%1.8Castro Valley, CA
Chabot Elementary54%2.1Castro Valley, CA

Castro Valley demographics profile

StatisticCastro ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,78723291
Median age41.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English66%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Castro Valley

IndexCastro ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Canyon 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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