Buchser Middle School

  • Buchser Middle School serves 1,025 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Buchser Middle School's student population of 1,025 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,025 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buchser Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buchser Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3501 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
25%
11%
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Hispanic
40%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
27%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buchser Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Clara Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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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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