Castillero Middle School

Castillero Middle School serves 1,264 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Castillero Middle School operates within the San Jose Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 1264 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,264 students
Castillero Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Castillero Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Castillero Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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 21:1 22:1
Castillero Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
11%
Castillero Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
42%
52%
Castillero Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
7%
Castillero Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
35%
26%
Castillero Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Castillero Middle School Sch Ethnicity Castillero Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.68 0.42
Castillero Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Castillero Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Castillero Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,444 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name San Jose Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 35,444 1,671
San Jose Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $389 MM $19 MM
San Jose Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $397 MM $18 MM
San Jose Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,196 $11,099
San Jose Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,440 $10,975
San Jose Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pioneer Plus (Continuation School) High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Dartmouth Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Los Alamitos Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Jose Los Alamitos Elementary School
    6130 Silberman Ave
    San Jose , CA 95120
    (408)535-6297
    0.4  mi  |  720  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • San Jose Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Simonds Elementary School
    6515 Grapevine Way
    San Jose , CA 95120
    (408)535-6251
    0.7  mi  |  697  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • San Jose Guadalupe Elementary School
    6044 Vera Cruz Dr
    San Jose , CA 95120
    (408)268-1031
    1  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • San Jose Dartmouth Middle School
    5575 Dartmouth Dr
    San Jose , CA 95118
    (408)264-1122
    1.5  mi  |  777  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • San Jose Pioneer Plus (Continuation School) High School
    Alternative School
    1290 Blossom Hill Rd
    San Jose , CA 95118
    (408)264-4428
    Alternative School
    1.8  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
San Jose, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in San Jose is Latimer Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.