Vargas Elementary School

1054 Carson Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Vargas Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Vargas Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Vargas Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Vargas Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Vargas Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Vargas Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4868 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
22%
12%
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Hispanic
44%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
20%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunnyvale School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Vargas Elementary School is Alta Vista High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sunnyvale Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cumberland Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sunnyvale Cumberland Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 768 students
    1.0 miles
    824 Cumberland Ave.
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (408) 522-8255
    1 K-5 768
  • Sunnyvale Cherry Chase Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 860 students
    1.1 miles
    1138 Heatherstone Way
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    (408) 522-8241
    1.1 K-5 860
  • Mountain View Slater Special Education Preschool

    1.1 miles
    220 N. Whisman Rd.
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    (650) 526-3530
    1.1 n/a n/a
  • Sunnyvale Bishop Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 490 students
    1.3 miles
    450 N. Sunnyvale Ave.
    Sunnyvale, CA 94085
    (408) 522-8229
    1.3 K-5 490
  • Mountain View Edith Landels Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 534 students
    1.3 miles
    115 W. Dana St.
    Mountain View, CA 94041
    (650) 526-3520
    1.3 K-5 534

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