Yerba Buena High School

1855 Lucretia Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,698 students in grades 9-12, Yerba Buena High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 85% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Yerba Buena High School's student population of 1,698 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,698 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Yerba Buena High School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Yerba Buena High School is 0.55, 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
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State Level (CA)
#1434 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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41%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Yerba Buena 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.
56%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
47%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
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85%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Yerba Buena High School's ranking?
Yerba Buena High School is ranked #1434 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Yerba Buena High School often compared to?
Yerba Buena High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Silver Creek High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Yerba Buena High School?
The graduation rate of Yerba Buena High School is 85%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Yerba Buena High School?
1,698 students attend Yerba Buena High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Yerba Buena High School students are Hispanic, 47% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Yerba Buena High School?
Yerba Buena High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Yerba Buena High School offer ?
Yerba Buena High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Yerba Buena High School part of?
Yerba Buena High School is part of East Side Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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