Ernesto Galarza Elementary School

Ernesto Galarza Elementary School serves 508 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School operates within the San Jose Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 508 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 508 students
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Total Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 23:1 22:1
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2013)
Asian
4%
11%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Asian Students (2002-2013)
Hispanic
81%
52%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Black Students (2002-2013)
Black
4%
7%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Black Students (2002-2013)
White
7%
26%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School White Students (2002-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ernesto Galarza 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.
0.34 0.42
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
68%
48%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
11%
8%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San JoseHammer Montessori At Galarza Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1610 Bird Ave
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6671
    Magnet School

    0 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 312 students                      
  • San JoseWillow Glen Elementary School
    1425 Lincoln Ave
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6265
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 749 students                      
  • San JoseRocketship Alma Academy
    Charter School
    198 West Alma Ave
    San JoseCA 95110
    (877)806-0920
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 490 students                      
  • San JoseRiver Glen Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1088 Brd.way
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6240
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 538 students                      
  • San JoseWillow Glen High School
    2001 Cottle Ave
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6330
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1589 students                      

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