A. J. Dorsa Elementary School

A. J. Dorsa Elementary School serves 511 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School operates within the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 511 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 511 students
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.16 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 25:1
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.16 0.42
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
49%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
9%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,566 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,468 is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,711 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Alum Rock Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
4
Number of Students Managed 12,566 1,757
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $127 MM $17 MM
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $143 MM $18 MM
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,468 $10,238
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,711 $10,739
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Leadership Public Schools - San Jose High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Heartwood Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Learning In An Urban Community With High Achievement (l.u.c (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose Kipp Heartwood Academy
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 413 students1250 South King Rd
    San JoseCA 95122
    (408)926-5477
    0.25-8413
  • San JoseLearning In An Urban Community With High Achievement (l.u.c
    Alternative School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 242 students1711 East San Antonio St
    San JoseCA 95116
    (408)928-8300
    0.2KG-5242
  • San JoseClyde Arbuckle Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 376 students1970 Cinderella Ln
    San JoseCA 95116
    (408)928-7100
    0.4KG-5376
  • San JoseClyde L. Fischer Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 544 students1720 Hopkins Dr
    San JoseCA 95122
    (408)928-7500
    0.46-8544
  • San JoseRenaissance Academy
    Alternative School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 288 students1720 Hopkins Dr
    San JoseCA 95122
    (408)928-1950
    0.46-8288

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