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Bernardo Heights Middle School

Public School | Grades 6-9 | Poway Unified
12990 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 485-4850

About This School

Bernardo Heights Middle School is located in San Diego, CA and is one of 37 schools in Poway Unified School District. It is a public school that serves 1357 students in grades 6-9. See Bernardo Heights Middle School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Bernardo Heights Middle School had an API growth score of 905 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Bernardo Heights Middle School's 2012 base score was 896 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Bernardo Heights Middle School had 28 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

47% 53%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Bernardo Heights Middle School Reviews

By a Parent on

I think that Bernardo Heights Middle School is an excellent school and the perfect fit for my son. He went to a different elementary school last year and he really struggled. It constantly seemed confusing what he was supposed to be doing and then they gave so much homework that there was not time to study for tests. The homework also did not count towards their final grade. BHMS is completely different and better. My son went from having all Ds and Fs last year to all As and Bs this year. The homework is all straight forward and he always knows exactly what he is supposed to do. The teachers are very clear about what will be covered by the tests and they teach the information the kids need for the tests. The homework is also counted towards their final grade (like it should be). There is a lot of school spirit and activities for the kids and all of the kids, families and teachers seem happy.

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