East Side Union High School District

830 N. Capitol Ave.
San Jose, CA 95133-1316
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

East Side Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 22,255 students in East Side Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in East Side Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
16 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
22,255 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
945 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

East Side Union High School District, which is ranked #490 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#98 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of East Side Union High  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Side Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Side Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of East Side Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.61
0.63
# American Indian Students
45 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9,829 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
44%
12%
# Hispanic Students
9,942 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
45%
56%
# Black Students
428 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,173 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
5%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
142 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
695 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,362
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,459
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,486
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,948
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,879 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,114 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$420 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of East Side Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$425 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of East Side Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,879
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in East Side Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,114
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in East Side Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best East Side Union High School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Evergreen Valley High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3300 Quimby Rd.
San Jose, CA 95148
(408) 347-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,999 students
Rank: #22.
Independence High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1776 Edal Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 928-9500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,820 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Teresa High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6150 Snell Rd.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,177 students
Rank: #44.
Piedmont Hills High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1377 Piedmont Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132
(408) 347-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,005 students
Rank: #55.
Silver Creek High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3434 Silver Creek Rd.
San Jose, CA 95121
(408) 347-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,497 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Grove High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
285 Blossom Hill Rd.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,678 students
Rank: #77.
Yerba Buena High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1855 Lucretia Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 347-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,722 students
Rank: #88.
Mt. Pleasant High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1750 S. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 937-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,325 students
Rank: #99.
James Lick High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
57 N. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 347-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 920 students
Rank: #1010.
Foothill High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
230 Pala Ave.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 928-9100
Grades: 11-12
| 300 students
Rank: #1111.
Andrew P. Hill High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 Senter Rd.
San Jose, CA 95111
(408) 347-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,882 students
Rank: #1212.
Calero High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
420 Calero Ave.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-7600
Grades: 10-12
| 180 students
Rank: #1313.
William C. Overfelt High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1835 Cunningham Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 347-5900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,427 students
Rank: #1414.
Apollo High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1835 Cunningham Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 928-5400
Grades: 11-12
| 136 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pegasus High School
Alternative School
1776 Edal Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 928-5440
Grades: 11-12
| 130 students
Rank: n/an/a
Phoenix High School
Alternative School
6150 Snell Rd.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-6291
Grades: 11-12
| 57 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 22,255 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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