Castillero Middle School

6384 Leyland Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 (1 review)
Castillero Middle School serves 1,167 students in grades 6-8.
Castillero Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Castillero Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Castillero Middle School's student population of 1,167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Rankings

Castillero Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Castillero Middle School is 0.70, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2574 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
61%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
37%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
37%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Castillero Middle 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)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose Los Alamitos Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 737 students
    0.4 miles
    6130 Silberman Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95120
    (408) 535-6297
    0.4 K-5 737
  • San Jose Simonds Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 673 students
    0.7 miles
    6515 Grapevine Way
    San Jose, CA 95120
    (408) 535-6251
    0.7 K-5 673
  • San Jose Guadalupe Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 598 students
    1.0 miles
    6044 Vera Cruz Dr
    San Jose, CA 95120
    (408) 268-1030
    1 K-5 598
  • San Jose Dartmouth Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 952 students
    1.5 miles
    5575 Dartmouth Dr
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 264-1122
    1.5 6-8 952
  • San Jose Pioneer High School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,617 student
    1.8 miles
    1290 Blossom Hill Rd.
    San Jose, CA 95118
    (408) 535-6310
    1.8 9-12 1,617

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