Rachel Carson Elementary School

  • Rachel Carson Elementary School serves 315 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Rachel Carson Elementary School's student population of 315 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rachel Carson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rachel Carson Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2155 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
11%
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Hispanic
44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rachel Carson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
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White
27%
24%
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rachel Carson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rachel Carson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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