A. J. Dorsa Elementary School

A. J. Dorsa Elementary School serves 525 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School operates within the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 525 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 525 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 20:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
92%
52%
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.15 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.
98%
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.
n/a
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,294 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,995 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,265 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Alum Rock Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
4
Number of Students Managed 13,294 1,667
District Total Revenue $138 MM $19 MM
District Spending $142 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,995 $11,099
District Spending / Student $10,265 $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 Leadership Public Schools - San Jose High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Heartwood Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Learning In An Urban Community With High Achievement (l (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose Kipp Heartwood Academy
    Charter School
    1250 South King Rd
    San JoseCA 95122
    (408)926-5477
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 405 students                      
  • San JoseLearning In An Urban Community With High Achievement (l
    Alternative School
    1711 East San Antonio St
    San JoseCA 95116
    (408)928-8300
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 232 students                      
  • San JoseClyde L. Fischer Middle School
    1720 Hopkins Dr
    San JoseCA 95122
    (408)928-7500
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 589 students                      
  • San JoseRenaissance Academy
    Alternative School
    1720 Hopkins Dr
    San JoseCA 95122
    (408)928-1950
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 287 students                      
  • San JoseClyde Arbuckle Elementary School
    1970 Cinderella Ln
    San JoseCA 95116
    (408)928-7100
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 376 students                      

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