6150 Snell Rd.
San Jose, CA 95123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Santa Teresa High School serves 2,177 students in grades 9-12.
Santa Teresa High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,177 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Santa Teresa High School's student population of 2,177 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,177 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Teresa High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Santa Teresa High 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1889 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
28%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
22%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Santa Teresa High School's ranking?

Santa Teresa High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Santa Teresa High School?

The graduation rate of Santa Teresa High School is 95%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Santa Teresa High School?

2,177 students attend Santa Teresa High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

40% of Santa Teresa High School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are Asian, 22% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Teresa High School?

Santa Teresa High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Santa Teresa High School offer ?

Santa Teresa High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

School Reviews

5   2/17/2010
Hey, I am Addie, a freshman at Santa Teresa High School, and I LOVE MY SCHOOL!!!! Except I'm just an average student, in 1 honors class, not a cheerleader, and not in ASB, but I still love my school even though I'm not in a bunch of stuff :P so here's my review of my school: a. Quality of academic program 4 of 5 stars b. Availability of music, art, sports, and other extracurricular activities 5 of 5 stars c. Academic or athletic awards Never received one, and I probably never will :P d. Facilities 3 of 5 stars e. Level of Parent involvement 0 of 5 stars. They make it very clear that they do not want to deal with parents, they only want to speak to the students.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - addie

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,177 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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