Buchser Middle School

1111 Bellomy St.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Buchser Middle School serves 775 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Buchser Middle School's student population of 775 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
775 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Buchser Middle School is 0.69, 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)
38%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
56%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buchser Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
20%
12%
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Hispanic
47%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
23%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buchser Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Buchser Middle School?
775 students attend Buchser Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Buchser Middle School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 20% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buchser Middle School?
Buchser Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Buchser Middle School offer ?
Buchser Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Buchser Middle School part of?
Buchser Middle School is part of Santa Clara Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   8/29/2013
i go there and it is an amazing school!!!! they are very big on making sure on making sure that you succeed in your academic future! the teachers are very nice when you are being respectful! they make sure you get your work done and if you don't you'll get consequences. the Buchser band is AMAZING!!!!!!! they are so good that they go to Disneyland every year to compete against other amazing middle school bands across California and win a lot!!! the choir and orchestra is amazing too!!!! the sports teams (basketball, volleyball,soccer, and track and field) are award winning!!!! Buchser Middle School is amazing!!!!!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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