Simonds Elementary School

Simonds Elementary School serves 719 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Simonds Elementary School operates within the San Jose Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 719 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 719 students
Simonds Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Simonds Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Simonds Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 27:1 22:1
Simonds Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Simonds Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
34%
11%
Simonds Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
7%
52%
Simonds Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
52%
26%
Simonds Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Simonds Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Simonds Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.61 0.42
Simonds Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
2%
48%
Simonds Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
1%
8%
Simonds Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,384 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,196 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,440 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name San Jose Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 35,384 1,667
San Jose Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $389 MM $19 MM
San Jose Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $397 MM $18 MM
San Jose Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,196 $11,099
San Jose Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,440 $10,975
San Jose Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Leland High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Castillero Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Los Alamitos Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San JoseCastillero Middle School
    6384 Leyland Park Dr
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6385
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1247 students                      
  • San JoseLos Alamitos Elementary School
    6130 Silberman Ave
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6297
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 703 students                      
  • San Jose Leland High School
    6677 Camden Ave
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6290
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1795 students                      
  • San JoseLeland Plus (Continuation School) High School
    Alternative School
    6677 Camden Ave
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6100
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 34 students                      
  • San JoseWilliams Elementary School
    1150 Rajkovich Way
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6196
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 718 students                      

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