Ernesto Galarza Elementary School

  • Ernesto Galarza Elementary School serves 505 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Ernesto Galarza Elementary School operates within the San Jose Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students505 students
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender %Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2015)
Students by GradeErnesto Galarza Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School American Indian Students (2003-2015)
Asian
3%
11%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2015)
Hispanic
82%
54%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
4%
6%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Black Students (2003-2015)
White
6%
24%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School White Students (2003-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2012-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsErnesto Galarza Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.320.64
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
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.
66%
50%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
10%
9%
Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • San Jose Unified School District's student population of 33,370 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,426 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,922 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
4
Number of Students Managed33,3701,597
San Jose Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$346 MM$17 MM
San Jose Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$362 MM$18 MM
San Jose Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,426$10,238
San Jose Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,922$10,739
San Jose Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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