San Elijo Middle School

San Elijo Middle School is a public school in San Marcos, CA near the southern edge of Camp Pendleton. It is about 30-45 minutes from base to school. This school serves students in grades 6-8.

Great Schools rates this school 10/10 generally, and 7/10 for low income students. In 2014-2015, 73% of students were proficient or better in language arts on state exams; 60% of students were proficient or better in math. The community rates this school 3/5 stars. The most recent review is from 2016. Parents comment on the excessive workload for students in advanced classes, teachers that have left most teaching to technology or programs, and lack of support from administration.

What MilFams Say:

This school is outstanding! There are high academic scores and standards. The band program is fantastic. The teachers and staff were welcoming. The school communicates regularly with families.