Castillero Middle School

Castillero Middle School serves 1,237 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Castillero Middle School operates within the San Jose Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1237 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,237 students
Castillero Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Castillero Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Castillero Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Castillero Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 25:1
Castillero Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
17%
11%
Castillero Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
39%
53%
Castillero Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
6%
Castillero Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
41%
25%
Castillero Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Castillero Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.42
Castillero Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
49%
Castillero Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
9%
Castillero Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

San Jose Unified School District's student population of 33,152 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,671 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,178 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name San Jose Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
4
Number of Students Managed 33,152 1,757
San Jose Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $346 MM $17 MM
San Jose Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $362 MM $18 MM
San Jose Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,671 $10,238
San Jose Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,178 $10,739
San Jose Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Pioneer High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dartmouth Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Los Alamitos Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San JoseLos Alamitos Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 693 students
    0.4 miles
    6130 Silberman Ave
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6297
    0.4KG-5693
  • San Jose Simonds Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 721 students
    0.7 miles
    6515 Grapevine Way
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)535-6251
    0.7KG-5721
  • San JoseGuadalupe Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 586 students
    1 miles
    6044 Vera Cruz Dr
    San JoseCA 95120
    (408)268-1031
    1KG-5586
  • San JoseDartmouth Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 826 students
    1.5 miles
    5575 Dartmouth Dr
    San JoseCA 95118
    (408)264-1122
    1.56-8826
  • San JosePioneer High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1563 students
    1.8 miles
    1290 Blossom Hill Rd
    San JoseCA 95118
    (408)535-6310
    1.89-121563

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