Blackford Elementary School

1970 Willow St.
San Jose, CA 95125
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Blackford Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Blackford Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Blackford Elementary School's student population of 522 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Blackford Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Blackford Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6757 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCampbell Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blackford Elementary School is Del Mar High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Monroe Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sherman Oaks Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose Del Mar High School Math: 25% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,259 student
    0.5 miles
    1224 Del Mar Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95128
    (408) 626-3403
    0.5 9-12 1,259
  • San Jose Sherman Oaks Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 556 students
    0.8 miles
    1800 Fruitdale Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95128
    (408) 795-1140
    0.8 K-6 556
  • San Jose Booksin Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 869 students
    1.1 miles
    1590 Dry Creek Rd.
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408) 535-6213
    1.1 K-5 869
  • San Jose Middle College High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 11-12 | 50 students
    1.2 miles
    2101 Moorpark Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95128
    (408) 298-2181
    1.2 11-12 50
  • San Jose Monroe Middle School Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 920 students
    1.3 miles
    1055 S. Monroe St.
    San Jose, CA 95128
    (408) 556-0360
    1.3 5-8 920

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