3434 Silver Creek Rd.
San Jose, CA 95121
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Silver Creek High School serves 2,497 students in grades 9-12.
Silver Creek 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 54% (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 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Silver Creek High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Silver Creek High School's student population of 2,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
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School Rankings

Silver Creek 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 Silver Creek High School is 0.57, which is less 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
#1459 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
57%
12%
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Hispanic
33%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
5%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Silver Creek High School's ranking?

Silver Creek 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?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Silver Creek High School?

The graduation rate of Silver Creek High School is 94%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Silver Creek High School?

2,497 students attend Silver Creek High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

57% of Silver Creek High School students are Asian, 33% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Silver Creek High School?

Silver Creek High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Silver Creek High School offer ?

Silver Creek High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Silver Creek High School part of?

Silver Creek High School is part of East Side Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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