Santa Teresa Elementary School

6200 Encinal Dr.
San Jose, CA 95119
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 539 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Santa Teresa Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 53%
  • : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Santa Teresa Elementary School's student population of 539 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Santa Teresa Elementary School is 0.71, 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)
(18-19)
53%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Teresa 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Teresa 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
39%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Santa Teresa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Santa Teresa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
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White
17%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
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.
0.71
This chart display the diversity score of Santa Teresa 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
14%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Santa Teresa 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)
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Santa Teresa 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 schools are Santa Teresa Elementary School often compared to?
Santa Teresa Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Taylor (Bertha) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Santa Teresa Elementary School?
539 students attend Santa Teresa Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Santa Teresa Elementary School students are Asian, 33% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Teresa Elementary School?
Santa Teresa Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Santa Teresa Elementary School offer ?
Santa Teresa Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Santa Teresa Elementary School part of?
Santa Teresa Elementary School is part of Oak Grove Elementary School District.
In what neighborhood is Santa Teresa Elementary School located?
Santa Teresa 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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Last Day of School
June 07, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 53%
  • : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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