San Mateo County Special Education

  • San Mateo County Special Education serves 173 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • San Mateo County Special Education's student population of 173 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • San Mateo County Special Education's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of San Mateo County Special Education 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#9511 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Mateo County Special Education 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Mateo County Special Education 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of San Mateo County Special Education and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
37%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in San Mateo County Special Education and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in San Mateo County Special Education and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in San Mateo County Special Education and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
18%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in San Mateo County Special Education and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in San Mateo County Special Education and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in San Mateo County Special Education and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in San Mateo County Special Education.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.41
This chart display the diversity score of San Mateo County Special Education and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤20%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in San Mateo County Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in San Mateo County Special Education 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 Mateo County Office of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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