PROFICIENCY 21% 46% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%San Jose Unified
45%San Jose

Ernesto Galarza Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "San Jose Unified" in San Jose, CA. There are a total of 505 students and 19 teachers at Ernesto Galarza Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 336 free lunch students and 51 reduced lunch students.

Ernesto Galarza Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.5%, which is 46% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch336
Reduced lunch51


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Ernesto Galarza Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

5<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Ernesto Galarza Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.9% 22.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.9% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.8% 13.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 76.0% 55.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.9% 2.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 2.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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San Jose demographics profile

StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,68623291
Median age36.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

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%
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