Bret Harte Middle School

7050 Bret Harte Dr.
San Jose, CA 95120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 971 students in grades 6-8, Bret Harte Middle School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 971 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Top 5% in CA
  • : 74% (Top 5%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bret Harte Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Bret Harte Middle School's student population of 971 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
971 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Bret Harte Middle School ranks within the top 5% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bret Harte Middle School is 0.65, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#178 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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74%
34%
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79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
51%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
27%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bret Harte Middle School's ranking?
Bret Harte Middle School is ranked #178 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What schools are Bret Harte Middle School often compared to?
Bret Harte Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Castillero Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Bret Harte Middle School?
971 students attend Bret Harte Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Bret Harte Middle School students are Asian, 27% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bret Harte Middle School?
Bret Harte Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bret Harte Middle School offer ?
Bret Harte Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Bret Harte Middle School part of?
Bret Harte Middle School is part of San Jose Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 971 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 74% (Top 5%)
  • : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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