PROFICIENCY 62% 63% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%Scotts Valley Unified
56%Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Scotts Valley Unified" in Scotts Valley, CA. There are a total of 625 students and 25 teachers at Scotts Valley Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 46 free lunch students and 12 reduced lunch students.

Scotts Valley Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 63% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch46
Reduced lunch12


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 Scotts 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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Scotts Valley Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 71.9% 74.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 0.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 2.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.7% 13.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.7% 9.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Brook Knoll Elementary66%2.0Santa Cruz, CA
Vine Hill Elementary65%2.1Scotts Valley, CA
Scotts Valley High72%2.1Scotts Valley, CA
Happy Valley Elementary67%2.3Santa Cruz, CA
San Lorenzo Valley High52%3.4Ben Lomond, CA
San Lorenzo Valley Elementary55%3.4Ben Lomond, CA
San Lorenzo Valley Middle School51%3.4Ben Lomond, CA
Slvusd Charter47%3.5Ben Lomond, CA
Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary47%3.8Live Oak, CA
De Laveaga Elementary49%4.1Santa Cruz, CA
Branciforte Middle School48%4.3Santa Cruz, CA
Mountain Elementary School75%4.3Soquel, CA

Scotts Valley demographics profile

StatisticScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,96923291
Median age28.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)31%52%55%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in Scotts Valley

IndexScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college80.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters22.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Scotts 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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