East Side Union High School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 27,208 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).
The top ranked public schools in East Side Union High School District are Evergreen Valley High School, Piedmont Hills High School and Silver Creek High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. East Side Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
East Side Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
26 Schools
10,330 Schools
# Students
27,208 Students
6,192,888 Students
# Teachers
1,179 Teachers
264,566 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

East Side Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#505 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of East Side Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
84%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.64
# American Indian Students
69 Students
32,921 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
10,693 Students
718,659 Students
% Asian Students
39%
12%
# Hispanic Students
13,826 Students
3,363,800 Students
% Hispanic Students
51%
54%
# Black Students
613 Students
337,130 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,329 Students
1,436,225 Students
% White Students
5%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
136 Students
28,731 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
542 Students
272,750 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
53
530,055
# Students in 1st Grade:
34
456,554
# Students in 2nd Grade:
42
453,997
# Students in 3rd Grade:
31
445,706
# Students in 4th Grade:
37
464,918
# Students in 5th Grade:
25
470,293
# Students in 6th Grade:
17
484,340
# Students in 7th Grade:
21
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
15
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
7,083
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
6,394
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
6,367
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
6,901
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
188
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,443 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,634 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,443
$16,033
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,634
$16,124
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best East Side Union High School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Evergreen Valley High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3300 Quimby Rd.
San Jose, CA 95148
(408) 347-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,932 students
Rank: #22.
Piedmont Hills High School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1377 Piedmont Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132
(408) 347-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,144 students
Rank: #33.
Silver Creek High School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3434 Silver Creek Rd.
San Jose, CA 95121
(408) 347-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,537 students
Rank: #44.
Santa Teresa High School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
6150 Snell Rd.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,220 students
Rank: #55.
Independence High School
Magnet School
Math: 44% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1776 Edal Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 928-9500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,914 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Grove High School
Magnet School
Math: 31% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
285 Blossom Hill Rd.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,837 students
Rank: #77.
Yerba Buena High School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1855 Lucretia Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 347-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,824 students
Rank: #88.
Mt. Pleasant High School
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1750 S. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 937-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,292 students
Rank: #99.
Andrew P. Hill High School
Magnet School
Math: 25% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3200 Senter Rd.
San Jose, CA 95111
(408) 347-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,913 students
Rank: #1010.
James Lick High School
Magnet School
Math: 23% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
57 N. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 347-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,099 students
Rank: #1111.
William C. Overfelt High School
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1835 Cunningham Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 347-5900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,511 students
Rank: #1212.
Phoenix High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6150 Snell Rd.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-6291
Grades: 11-12
| 77 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Calero High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
420 Calero Ave.
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 347-7600
Grades: 10-12
| 370 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Pegasus High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1776 Edal Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 928-9597
Grades: 11-12
| 125 students
Rank: #1515.
Apollo High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1835 Cunningham Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 928-5400
Grades: 11-12
| 156 students
Rank: #1616.
Foothill High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
230 Pala Ave.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 928-9100
Grades: 11-12
| 330 students
Ace Charter High School
Charter School
1776 Edal Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 251-1362
Grades: 9-12
| 327 students
Alpha Cindy Avitia High School
Charter School
1881 Cunningham Ave.
San Jose, CA 95151
(408) 791-1558
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
B. Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy
Charter School
14265 Story Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 729-2281
Grades: 9-12
| 229 students
Escuela Popular Accelerated Family Learning
Charter School
(1)
467 N. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 275-7190
Grades: K-12
| 350 students
149 N. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 275-7191
Grades: 9-12
| 697 students
Kipp San Jose Collegiate
Charter School
1790 Edal Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 937-3752
Grades: 9-12
| 489 students
Latino College Preparatory Academy
Charter School
14271 Story Rd.
San Jose, CA 95173
(408) 729-2281
Grades: 9-12
| 430 students
Luis Valdez Leadership Academy
Charter School
1855 Lucretia Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 479-0253
Grades: 9-12
| 380 students
San Jose Conservation Corps Charter
Charter School
1560 Berger Dr.
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 459-6404
Grades: 12
| 261 students
Summit Public School: Rainier
Charter School
1750 S. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 831-3104
Grades: 9-12
| 367 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 27,208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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