Santa Clara County Special Education

  • Santa Clara County Special Education serves 1,232 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 4% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Santa Clara County Special Education 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 8:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Santa Clara County Special Education's student population of 1,232 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 155 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers155 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Santa Clara County Special Education 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Santa Clara County Special Education is 0.66, which is more 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#9599 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Clara 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Clara 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
33%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Santa Clara County Special Education and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
43%
54%
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Black
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Santa Clara County Special Education and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Santa Clara County Special Education and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Santa Clara County Special Education and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Santa Clara County Special Education and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Diversity Score0.660.64
This chart display the diversity score of Santa Clara County Special Education and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤5%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Santa Clara County Special Education and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Santa Clara County Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Santa Clara County Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Clara County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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