Simonds Elementary School

Simonds Elementary School serves 697 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Simonds Elementary School operates within the San Jose Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 697 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade Simonds Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 28:1 22:1
Asian
31%
11%
Hispanic
6%
52%
Black
1%
7%
White
53%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Simonds Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Simonds Elementary 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.
0.62 0.42
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.
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10%
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.
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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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Leland Plus (Continuation School) 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 Students Grades
  • San JoseCastillero Middle School
    6384 Leyland Park Dr
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6385
    0.7 mi | 1264 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • San JoseLos Alamitos Elementary School
    6130 Silberman Ave
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6297
    0.9 mi | 720 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • San JoseLeland Plus (Continuation School) High School
    Alternative School
    6677 Camden Ave
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6100
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | 36 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • San JoseHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Leland High School
    6677 Camden Ave
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6290
    1.2 mi | 1799 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • San JoseWilliams Elementary School
    1150 Rajkovich Way
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6196
    1.3 mi | 713 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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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.