PROFICIENCY 83% 118% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
56%Evergreen Elementary
45%San Jose

James Franklin Smith Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Evergreen Elementary" in San Jose, CA. There are a total of 798 students and 30 teachers at James Franklin Smith Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 39 free lunch students and 23 reduced lunch students.

James Franklin Smith Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 83.0%, which is 118% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch39
Reduced lunch23


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 James Franklin Smith 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

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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James Franklin Smith Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 10.1% 7.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.9% 2.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 80.6% 59.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.3% 27.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.3% 2.3% 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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Source: The James Franklin Smith Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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