Katherine R. Smith Elementary School

2025 Clarice Dr.
San Jose, CA 95122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Katherine R. Smith Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Katherine R. Smith Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Katherine R. Smith Elementary School's student population of 575 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Katherine R. Smith Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Katherine R. Smith Elementary School is 0.51, which is less 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
#8441 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
24%
12%
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Hispanic
66%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvergreen Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Katherine R. Smith Elementary School is William C. Overfelt High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alpha: Jose Hernandez (0.7 miles away)
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