Ernesto Galarza Elementary School

Ernesto Galarza Elementary School serves 520 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School operates within the San Jose Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 520 students
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Total Teachers (2003-2014)
Students by Grade Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 28:1 25:1
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
4%
11%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
82%
53%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
5%
6%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
6%
25%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School White Students (2003-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.32 0.42
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
67%
49%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
9%
9%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

San Jose Unified School District's student population of 33,152 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,671 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,178 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name San Jose Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
4
Number of Students Managed 33,152 1,757
San Jose Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $346 MM $17 MM
San Jose Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $362 MM $18 MM
San Jose Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,671 $10,238
San Jose Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,178 $10,739
San Jose Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Willow Glen High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Willow Glen Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hammer Montessori At Galarza Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • San JoseHammer Montessori At Galarza Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 308 students
    0 miles
    1610 Bird Ave
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6671
    0KG-5308
  • San JoseWillow Glen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 765 students
    0.6 miles
    1425 Lincoln Ave
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6265
    0.6KG-5765
  • San JoseRiver Glen Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-8 | 531 students
    0.9 miles
    1088 Brd.way
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6240
    0.9KG-8531
  • San JoseRocketship Alma AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-5 | 581 students
    0.9 miles
    198 West Alma Ave
    San JoseCA 95110
    (408)931-6838
    0.9KG-5581
  • San JoseWillow Glen High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1659 students
    1 miles
    2001 Cottle Ave
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6330
    19-121659

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