Sylvia Cassell Elementary School

1300 Tallahassee Dr.
San Jose, CA 95122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 292 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Sylvia Cassell Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 25-29%
  • : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sylvia Cassell Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
292 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sylvia Cassell Elementary School is 0.36, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
25-29%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylvia Cassell 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)
30-34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylvia Cassell 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
21:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
15%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
79%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.36
This chart display the diversity score of Sylvia Cassell 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
71%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sylvia Cassell 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
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylvia Cassell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Sylvia Cassell Elementary School often compared to?
Sylvia Cassell Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pearl Zanker Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Sylvia Cassell Elementary School?
292 students attend Sylvia Cassell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Sylvia Cassell Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 2% 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 Sylvia Cassell Elementary School?
Sylvia Cassell Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Sylvia Cassell Elementary School offer ?
Sylvia Cassell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Sylvia Cassell Elementary School part of?
Sylvia Cassell Elementary School is part of Alum Rock Union Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 25-29%
  • : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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