Laguna Middle

Public 7-8

 11050 Los Osos Valley Rd.
       San Luis Obispo, CA  93405-6200


(805) 596-4055

District: San Luis Coastal Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
307th of 2,740 California Middle Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $11,622 Help

Students who attend Laguna Middle usually attend:

High:    San Luis Obispo High

Feeder schools for Laguna Middle:

Elementary:    Bishop's Peak Elementary
    C L Smith Elementary
    Hawthorne Elementary
    Los Ranchos Elementary
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Student/teacher ratio:  19.2
Number of students:  729

Racial breakdown:

White:
51.7%
Hispanic:
35.3%
Two or more races:
5.5%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  43.6%

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Compare Details Laguna Middle ranks better than 88.8% of middle schools in California. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2022 the calculated Average Standard Score was 88.51. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Laguna Middle has the largest middle school student body size in the San Luis Coastal Unified School District. Racial makeup is: White (51.7%), Hispanic (35.3%), two or more races (5.5%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 43.6% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Laguna Middle is 19.2. 1 middle schools in the San Luis Coastal Unified School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Laguna Middle is $11,622. 1 middle schools in the San Luis Coastal Unified School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2022 Rankings:

Laguna Middle:

SchoolDigger ranks Laguna Middle 307th of 2740 California public middle schools. (See Laguna Middle in the ranking list.)

San Luis Coastal Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks San Luis Coastal Unified 263rd of 1535 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Laguna Middle

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 73.41 374th 1769 78.9%
2005 76.50 344th 1777 80.6%
2006 77.20 333rd 1804 81.5%
2007 79.38 311th 1999 84.4%
2008 73.29 419th 2005 79.1%
2009 78.30 319th 2063 84.5%
2010 75.48 412th 2179 81.1%
2011 78.17 336th 2236 85.0%
2012 76.45 390th 2259 82.7%
2013 73.80 489th 2379 79.4%
2015 86.27 306th 2477 87.6%
2016 90.09 224th 2497 91.0%
2017 88.36 282nd 2508 88.8%
2018 88.57 266th 2480 89.3%
2019 92.99 198th 2715 92.7%
2021 87.58 84th 894 90.6%
2022 88.51 307th 2740 88.8%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Laguna Middle

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 498 26 17 34 0 n/a n/a 0 575
1989 535 22 15 52 0 n/a n/a 0 624
1990 573 19 16 67 0 n/a n/a 0 675
1991 564 19 18 69 0 n/a n/a 0 670
1992 554 21 22 64 3 n/a n/a 0 664
1993 570 24 22 76 2 n/a n/a 0 694
1994 604 23 24 66 1 n/a n/a 0 718
1995 705 25 38 84 3 n/a n/a 0 855
1996 705 25 38 84 3 n/a n/a 0 855
1997 730 18 22 95 2 n/a n/a 0 867
1998 661 28 26 104 6 n/a n/a 0 825
1999 656 28 30 98 7 n/a n/a 0 819
2000 685 19 28 97 6 n/a n/a 0 835
2001 661 21 33 103 5 n/a n/a 6 829
2002 642 20 34 133 1 n/a n/a 6 836
2003 642 20 34 133 1 n/a n/a 6 836
2004 640 23 31 146 1 n/a n/a 4 845
2005 559 22 29 143 6 n/a n/a 33 792
2006 520 18 30 160 3 n/a n/a 32 763
2007 528 20 31 158 3 n/a n/a 2 742
2008 556 15 32 146 3 n/a n/a 0 752
2009 510 20 37 139 1 0 1 0 708
2010 500 22 46 147 1 1 2 0 719
2011 485 20 34 155 1 1 15 0 711
2012 421 15 27 179 4 0 32 0 678
2013 430 10 32 198 4 0 33 0 707
2014 396 8 40 202 1 0 32 0 679
2015 391 11 51 192 3 2 38 0 688
2016 398 8 48 201 2 2 44 0 703
2017 424 7 40 225 1 1 34 0 732
2018 480 8 40 254 1 2 32 0 817
2019 462 7 48 276 1 4 44 0 842
2020 453 8 44 256 2 3 38 0 804
2021 440 8 36 254 2 0 41 0 781
2022 377 8 37 257 2 2 40 6 729

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

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For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Laguna Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 575 28.9 19.8 n/a
1989 624 29.5 21.1 n/a
1990 675 33.0 20.4 n/a
1991 670 36.7 18.2 n/a
1992 664 37.3 17.8 14.2
1993 694 36.2 19.2 16.1
1994 718 37.4 19.2 20.6
1995 855 36.5 23.4 20.4
1996 855 36.5 23.4 20.4
1997 867 37.7 23.0 19.5
1998 825 33.3 24.8 20.6
1999 819 35.4 23.1 18.8
2000 835 39.4 21.2 16.2
2001 829 39.6 20.9 20.8
2002 836 36.4 23.0 26.3
2003 836 36.4 23.0 26.3
2004 845 35.9 23.5 24.6
2005 792 35.4 22.4 27.8
2006 763 35.0 21.8 28.2
2007 742 37.6 19.7 25.9
2008 752 28.7 26.2 24.2
2009 708 32.6 18.3 24
2010 719 34.2 21.0 29.6
2011 711 n/a n/a 32.3
2012 678 33.6 20.1 33.9
2013 707 33.1 21.3 33.8
2014 679 33.3 20.3 35.1
2015 688 34.0 20.2 34.7
2016 703 35.0 20.0 30.9
2017 732 36.6 19.9 29.2
2018 817 37.6 21.6 33
2019 842 35.4 23.7 30.8
2020 804 n/a n/a 28.5
2021 781 40.2 19.4 32.1
2022 729 37.8 19.2 43.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
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Student/Teacher Ratio Laguna Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 575 28.9 19.8 n/a
1989 624 29.5 21.1 n/a
1990 675 33.0 20.4 n/a
1991 670 36.7 18.2 n/a
1992 664 37.3 17.8 14.2
1993 694 36.2 19.2 16.1
1994 718 37.4 19.2 20.6
1995 855 36.5 23.4 20.4
1996 855 36.5 23.4 20.4
1997 867 37.7 23.0 19.5
1998 825 33.3 24.8 20.6
1999 819 35.4 23.1 18.8
2000 835 39.4 21.2 16.2
2001 829 39.6 20.9 20.8
2002 836 36.4 23.0 26.3
2003 836 36.4 23.0 26.3
2004 845 35.9 23.5 24.6
2005 792 35.4 22.4 27.8
2006 763 35.0 21.8 28.2
2007 742 37.6 19.7 25.9
2008 752 28.7 26.2 24.2
2009 708 32.6 18.3 24
2010 719 34.2 21.0 29.6
2011 711 n/a n/a 32.3
2012 678 33.6 20.1 33.9
2013 707 33.1 21.3 33.8
2014 679 33.3 20.3 35.1
2015 688 34.0 20.2 34.7
2016 703 35.0 20.0 30.9
2017 732 36.6 19.9 29.2
2018 817 37.6 21.6 33
2019 842 35.4 23.7 30.8
2020 804 n/a n/a 28.5
2021 781 40.2 19.4 32.1
2022 729 37.8 19.2 43.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Laguna Middle

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YearTotal Expenditures Per Pupil
2018 $11,622

Data source: California Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Laguna Middle

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Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
Ranks 198th of 2715 Middle schoolsRanks 307th of 2740 Middle schools
 3.9%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
7th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Laguna Middle)75.867.2
 8.5%
   7th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (San Luis Coastal Unified)74.868.9
 5.9%
   7th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)51.449.2
 2.2%
7th Grade Mathematics (Laguna Middle)75.759.5
 16.2%
   7th Grade Mathematics (San Luis Coastal Unified)70.858
 12.8%
   7th Grade Mathematics (California)37.932
 5.8%
8th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Laguna Middle)71.863.3
 8.5%
   8th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (San Luis Coastal Unified)72.263.8
 8.4%
   8th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)49.446.6
 2.8%
8th Grade Mathematics (Laguna Middle)65.756
 9.7%
   8th Grade Mathematics (San Luis Coastal Unified)61.749.6
 12%
   8th Grade Mathematics (California)36.629.2
 7.4%
8th Grade Science (Laguna Middle)60.251
 9.2%
   8th Grade Science (San Luis Coastal Unified)5650.6
 5.3%
   8th Grade Science (California)30.829.2
 1.7%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students842781
 7.2%
African American78
 14.3%
American Indian12
 100%
Asian4836
 25%
Hispanic276254
 8%
Pacific Islander40
 100%
White462440
 4.8%
Two or More Races4441
 6.8%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients30.8%32.1%
 1.4%




Frequently Asked Questions about Laguna Middle

Students who attend Laguna Middle usually go on to attend San Luis Obispo High

Laguna Middle ranks 307th of 2740 California middle schools. SchoolDigger rates this school 4 stars out of 5.

Students at Laguna Middle are 52% White, 35% Hispanic, 5% Two or more races, 5% Asian, 1% African American.

In the 2021-22 school year, 729 students attended Laguna Middle.


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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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