Blue Hills Elementary School

12300 De Sanka Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Blue Hills Elementary School serves 280 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Blue Hills Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Blue Hills Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Blue Hills Elementary School's student population of 280 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Blue Hills Elementary School is 0.44, which is less 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#38 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
74%
12%
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Hispanic
6%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
10%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blue Hills Elementary School's ranking?
Blue Hills Elementary School is ranked #38 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Blue Hills Elementary School?
280 students attend Blue Hills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Blue Hills Elementary School students are Asian, 10% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blue Hills Elementary School?
Blue Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Blue Hills Elementary School offer ?
Blue Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Blue Hills Elementary School part of?
Blue Hills Elementary School is part of Cupertino Union School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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