Sakamoto Elementary School

6280 Shadelands Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 545 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Sakamoto Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Top 20% in CA
  • : 60% (Top 20%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sakamoto Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Sakamoto Elementary School's student population of 545 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
545 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Sakamoto Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sakamoto Elementary School is 0.74, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#1354 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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60%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sakamoto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
66%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sakamoto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sakamoto Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sakamoto Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
28%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sakamoto Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sakamoto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
29%
21%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Sakamoto Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sakamoto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sakamoto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sakamoto Elementary School's ranking?
Sakamoto Elementary School is ranked #1354 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Sakamoto Elementary School often compared to?
Sakamoto Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Frost (Earl) Elementary School, Taylor (Bertha) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Sakamoto Elementary School?
545 students attend Sakamoto Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
30% of Sakamoto Elementary School students are Asian, 29% of students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sakamoto Elementary School?
Sakamoto Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Sakamoto Elementary School offer ?
Sakamoto Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Sakamoto Elementary School part of?
Sakamoto Elementary School is part of Oak Grove Elementary School District.
In what neighborhood is Sakamoto Elementary School located?
Sakamoto Elementary School is located in the South San Jose neighborhood of San Jose, CA. There are 19 other public schools located in South San Jose.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 60% (Top 20%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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