4845 Bucknall Rd.
San Jose, CA 95130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Gussie M. Baker Elementary School serves 541 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Gussie M. Baker Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (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 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gussie M. Baker Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Gussie M. Baker Elementary School's student population of 541 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Gussie M. Baker Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gussie M. Baker Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#569 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
42%
12%
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Hispanic
17%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
26%
22%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gussie M. Baker Elementary School's ranking?

Gussie M. Baker Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Gussie M. Baker Elementary School?

541 students attend Gussie M. Baker Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

42% of Gussie M. Baker Elementary School students are Asian, 26% of students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Gussie M. Baker Elementary School?

Gussie M. Baker Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Gussie M. Baker Elementary School offer ?

Gussie M. Baker Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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