PROFICIENCY 18% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Riverside Unified

University Heights Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Riverside Unified" in Riverside, CA. There are a total of 824 students and 36 teachers at University Heights Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 604 free lunch students and 96 reduced lunch students.

University Heights Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.5%, which is 54% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch604
Reduced lunch96


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 University Heights 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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University Heights Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.2% 23.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 9.0% 7.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 4.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 78.5% 61.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Highland Elementary25%0.6Riverside, CA
John W. North High39%0.6Riverside, CA
Longfellow Elementary24%1.4Riverside, CA
Fremont Elementary28%1.7Riverside, CA
Emerson Elementary29%1.8Riverside, CA
Riverside Stem Academy90%1.9Riverside, CA
Highgrove Elementary35%2.0Highgrove, CA
Grand Terrace High School At The Ray Abril Jr. Edal Complex36%2.2Highgrove, CA
Patricia Beatty Elementary30%2.3Riverside, CA
Bryant Elementary35%2.4Riverside, CA
Come Back Kids15%2.6Riverside, CA
Riverside Virtual40%2.7Riverside, CA

Riverside demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,40923291
Median age28.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%52%55%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish46%29%13%

Education level achieved in Riverside

Completed 8th grade63.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school61.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college38.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The University Heights 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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