PROFICIENCY 35% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Gilroy Unified

South Valley Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Gilroy Unified" in Gilroy, CA. There are a total of 867 students and 30 teachers at South Valley Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 494 free lunch students and 87 reduced lunch students.

South Valley Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 9% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch494
Reduced lunch87


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 South Valley 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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South Valley Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.8% 18.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.9% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 87.0% 71.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 2.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Gilroy demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,25723291
Median age33.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish39%29%13%

Education level achieved in Gilroy

Completed 8th grade77.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The South Valley 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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