William C. Overfelt High School

1835 Cunningham Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,418 students in grades 9-12, William C. Overfelt High 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 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 75% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

William C. Overfelt High School's student population of 1,418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,418 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

William C. Overfelt High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of William C. Overfelt High School is 0.30, 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)
#2428 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William C. Overfelt High 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 2020-21 school year data.
45-49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William C. Overfelt High 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
83%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
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75%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is William C. Overfelt High School's ranking?
William C. Overfelt High School is ranked #2428 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are William C. Overfelt High School often compared to?
William C. Overfelt High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mt. Pleasant High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of William C. Overfelt High School?
The graduation rate of William C. Overfelt High School is 75%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend William C. Overfelt High School?
1,418 students attend William C. Overfelt High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of William C. Overfelt High School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William C. Overfelt High School?
William C. Overfelt High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does William C. Overfelt High School offer ?
William C. Overfelt High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is William C. Overfelt High School part of?
William C. Overfelt High School is part of East Side Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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