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.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 508 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

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
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
81%
52%
Black
4%
7%
White
7%
26%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,384 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name San Jose Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 35,384 1,667
District Total Revenue $389 MM $19 MM
District Spending $397 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,196 $11,099
District Spending / Student $12,440 $10,975
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 Students Grades
  • San JoseHammer Montessori At Galarza Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1610 Bird Ave
    San JoseCA 95125
    (408)535-6671
    Magnet School

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

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

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

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