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91%
  • Williams Elementary
  • 1150 Rajkovich Way, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 688
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
81%
  • Leland High
  • 6677 Camden Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,784
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
81%
  • Graystone Elementary
  • 6982 Shearwater Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 687
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
77%
  • Bret Harte Middle School
  • 7050 Bret Harte Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,215
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
75%
  • Los Alamitos Elementary
  • 6130 Silberman Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 722
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
74%
  • Simonds Elementary
  • 6515 Grapevine Way, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 745
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
69%
  • Booksin Elementary
  • 1590 Dry Creek Rd., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 851
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
65%
  • Pioneer High
  • 1290 Blossom Hill Rd., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,570
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
65%
  • Middle College High
  • 2101 Moorpark Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 51
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
62%
  • Hammer Montessori At Galarza Elementary
  • 1610 Bird Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 326
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
55%
  • Reed Elementary
  • 1524 Jacob Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
55%
  • Rachel Carson Elementary
  • 4245 Meg Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 396
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
53%
  • Hacienda Science/environmental Magnet
  • 1290 Kimberly Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 729
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
53%
  • Schallenberger Elementary
  • 1280 Koch Ln., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 531
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
52%
  • Willow Glen Elementary
  • 1425 Lincoln Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 803
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
51%
  • Castillero Middle School
  • 6384 Leyland Park Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,222
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
49%
  • Willow Glen High
  • 2001 Cottle Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,660
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
48%
  • Abraham Lincoln High
  • 555 Dana Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,851
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
46%
  • Willow Glen Middle School
  • 2105 Cottle Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,259
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
45%
  • River Glen
  • 1088 Brd.way, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
40%
  • Downtown College Preparatory
  • 1460 The Alameda, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
40%
  • John Muir Middle School
  • 1260 Branham Ln., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,118
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
39%
  • Terrell Elementary
  • 3925 Pearl Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
37%
  • Canoas Elementary
  • 880 Wren Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
35%
  • San Jose High
  • 275 N. 24th St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,034
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
34%
  • Merritt Trace Elementary
  • 651 Dana Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 979
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
33%
  • Gunderson High
  • 622 Gaundabert Ln., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,149
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
31%
  • Selma Olinder Elementary
  • 890 E. William, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 469
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
28%
  • Washington Elementary
  • 100 Oak St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 483
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
27%
  • Bachrodt Charter Academy
  • 102 Sonora Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 700
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
26%
  • Anne Darling Elementary
  • 333 N. 33rd St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 462
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
26%
  • Allen At Steinbeck
  • 820 Steinbeck Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 763
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
26%
  • Horace Mann Elementary
  • 55 N. Seventh St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
25%
  • Herbert Hoover Middle School
  • 1635 Park Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,074
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
22%
  • Downtown College Preparatory Middle School
  • 1155 E. Julian St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 124
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
22%
  • Peter Burnett Middle School
  • 850 N. Second St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 877
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
21%
  • Almaden Elementary
  • 1295 Dentwood Dr., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 389
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
21%
  • Ernesto Galarza Elementary
  • 1610 Bird Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 505
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
19%
  • Lowell Elementary
  • 625 S. Seventh St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 409
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
17%
  • Empire Gardens Elementary
  • 1060 E. Empire St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 438
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
13%
  • Grant Elementary
  • 470 E. Jackson St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 587
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
10%
  • Gardner Elementary
  • 502 Illinois Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
n/a
  • Pioneer Plus (continuation)
  • 1290 Blossom Hill Rd. Bldg. 1, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 45
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
n/a
  • Willow Glen Plus (continuation)
  • 2001 Cottle Ave. Bldg. 1, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 32
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
n/a
  • Liberty High (alternative)
  • 5845 Allen Ave. Ste. 2, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 326
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
n/a
  • Community Career Academy (continuation)
  • 2105 Forest Ave., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 10
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
n/a
  • San Jose High Academy Plus
  • 275 N. 24th St. Bldg. 1, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 44
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
n/a
  • Gunderson Plus (continuation)
  • 622 Gaundabert Ln. Bldg. 1, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 40
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
n/a
  • Lincoln Plus High
  • 1999 Olive St., San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 42
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
n/a
  • Leland Plus (continuation)
  • 6677 Camden Ave. Bldg. 1, San Jose
  • San Jose Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 40
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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San Jose school information

IndexSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores45%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools2268,30879,221
Total private schools673,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools201,0857,963
The San Jose, CA educational system consists of 226 public schools, 67 private schools and 20 post-secondary schools. San Jose public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 18% higher than than the California average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of San Jose public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.8% have completed high school, 40.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in San Jose

IndexSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are San Jose Unified School District, San Jose schools. To customize your list of San Jose Unified School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of San Jose Unified School District schools.

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Source: The San Jose, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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