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About This School

Olive Vista Middle School is a public middle school in Los Angeles. The principal of Olive Vista Middle School is Maria Ochoa. 1,581 children attend Olive Vista Middle School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 32% of the Olive Vista Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 51% of the 1,581 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Olive Vista Middle School is 17:1. Nueva Esperanza Charter Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Dance
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 95% 73%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 11%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 9%
Asian 0.6% 4%
Filipino 0.4% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%
Unspecified 0.3% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 646343%
Multiracial 0.07% %
Pacific Islander 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51% 75%
Limited English proficiency 32% 32%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Olive Vista is a good school. Most of the teachers there have great personalities which motivate the child to attend class everyday not to mention they are great instructors. My old English and History teachers pushed me to strive and helped me to see my full potential. Unfortunately I transferred to Nobel and it wasn't the same. OV helped me achieve to my full potential and I will never forget who and where I learned it from. Now I am currently attending Kennedy High School and it's ROTC.

  • (4 years ago)

    This is a great school. i wish i could go back to o.v. but i will always be a panda )

  • (8 years ago)

    To much control involved. To many chiefs and no indians. Everyone blames everyone else and doesn't take the blame for his/her actions.

  • (8 years ago)

    Im not a parent but i went to olive vista middle school in the sylmar area. I belive o.v. is a good school and isn't as bad as people make it out to be although they could pay a little more atention to thier mentally challenged children its over all a pretty good school I graduated in the year 2004 and my principal was ms.Whitiker she pays verry good attention to the attendies of the school and often walks around campus with other deans and councelors to maintain the saftey of others.

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