Simonds Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Simonds Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 515 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 69%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 66% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 79% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Simonds Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Simonds Elementary School's student population of 515 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Simonds Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Simonds Elementary School is 0.73, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#227 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Simonds Elementary School's ranking?
Simonds Elementary School is ranked #227 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Simonds Elementary School?
515 students attend Simonds Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Simonds Elementary School students are Asian, 31% of students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Simonds Elementary School?
Simonds Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Simonds Elementary School offer ?
Simonds Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Simonds Elementary School part of?
Simonds Elementary School is part of San Jose Unified School District.
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