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
Simonds Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Simonds Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 22:1
Simonds Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
31%
11%
Simonds Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
52%
Simonds Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Simonds Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
26%
Simonds Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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 1.15
Simonds Elementary 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%
Simonds Elementary 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
Simonds Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name San Jose Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 33,445 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 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 Jose Castillero Middle School
    6384 Leyland Park Dr
    San Jose , CA , 95120
    (408)535-6385
    0.7  mi  |  1264  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • San Jose Los Alamitos Elementary School
    6130 Silberman Ave
    San Jose , CA , 95120
    (408)535-6297
    0.9  mi  |  720  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • San Jose Leland Plus (Continuation School) High School
    Alternative School
    6677 Camden Ave
    San Jose , CA , 95120
    (408)535-6100
    Alternative School
    1.2  mi  |  36  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Jose Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Leland High School
    6677 Camden Ave
    San Jose , CA , 95120
    (408)535-6290
    1.2  mi  |  1799  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Jose Williams Elementary School
    1150 Rajkovich Way
    San Jose , CA , 95120
    (408)535-6196
    1.3  mi  |  713  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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