Anderson (Alex) Elementary School

5800 Calpine Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Anderson (Alex) Elementary School serves 656 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 656 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 31:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Anderson (Alex) Elementary School's student population of 656 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
656 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Anderson (Alex) Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
41%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
28%
12%
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Hispanic
53%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
9%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Anderson (Alex) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Anderson (Alex) Elementary School often compared to?
Anderson (Alex) Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Baldwin (Julia) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Anderson (Alex) Elementary School?
656 students attend Anderson (Alex) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Anderson (Alex) Elementary School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are Asian, 9% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Anderson (Alex) Elementary School?
Anderson (Alex) Elementary School has a student ration of 31:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Anderson (Alex) Elementary School offer ?
Anderson (Alex) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Anderson (Alex) Elementary School part of?
Anderson (Alex) Elementary School is part of Oak Grove Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 656 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 31:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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