PROFICIENCY 77% 101% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
69%Ladera Ranch

Ladera Ranch Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in Ladera Ranch, CA. There are a total of 1,457 students and 51 teachers at Ladera Ranch Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 63 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

Ladera Ranch Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 76.5%, which is 101% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch63
Reduced lunch25


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 Ladera Ranch 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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Ladera Ranch Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 69.4% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.1% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.0% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.2% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Ladera Ranch Elementary70%0.0Ladera Ranch, CA
Oso Grande Elementary73%0.6Ladera Ranch, CA
Chaparral Elementary69%0.6Ladera Ranch, CA
Carl Hankey Middle School56%1.5Mission Viejo, CA
Carl Hankey Elementary46%1.5Mission Viejo, CA
Bathgate Elementary64%2.0Mission Viejo, CA
Capistrano Valley High58%2.1Mission Viejo, CA
Viejo Elementary27%2.1Mission Viejo, CA
Las Flores Elementary65%2.3Las Flores, CA
Las Flores Middle School73%2.3Las Flores, CA
Tesoro High67%2.4Las Flores, CA
Marian Bergeson Elementary59%2.9Laguna Niguel, CA

Ladera Ranch demographics profile

StatisticLadera RanchCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,92323291
Median age45.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)73%52%55%
Speak English86%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%

Education level achieved in Ladera Ranch

IndexLadera RanchCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college89.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters24.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ladera Ranch 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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