Willow Glen Middle School

2105 Cottle Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Willow Glen Middle School serves 1,267 students in grades 6-8.
Willow Glen Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 60% (which is higher 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 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Willow Glen Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Willow Glen Middle School's student population of 1,267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Willow Glen Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Willow Glen Middle School is 0.64, which is equal to 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
#2822 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
36%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Willow Glen Middle School is Willow Glen High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is University Preparatory Academy Charter (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Booksin Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Jose Willow Glen High School Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,698 student
    0.0 miles
    2001 Cottle Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408) 535-6330
    0 9-12 1,698
  • San Jose Booksin Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 869 students
    0.6 miles
    1590 Dry Creek Rd.
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408) 535-6213
    0.6 K-5 869
  • San Jose Schallenberger Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 544 students
    0.8 miles
    1280 Koch Ln.
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408) 535-6253
    0.8 K-5 544
  • San Jose Willow Glen Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 780 students
    0.8 miles
    1425 Lincoln Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408) 535-6265
    0.8 K-5 780
  • San Jose Ernesto Galarza Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
    1.0 miles
    1610 Bird Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95125
    (408) 535-6671
    1 K-5 426

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