PROFICIENCY 32% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%East Side Union High
45%San Jose

James Lick High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "East Side Union High" in San Jose, CA. There are a total of 1,108 students and 48 teachers at James Lick High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 674 free lunch students and 199 reduced lunch students.

James Lick High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.5%, which is 17% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch674
Reduced lunch199


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment365
Taking some courses281
Taking some courses (not tests)82
Passing some courses159
Passing no courses117

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 Lick High, there are a total of 365 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 281 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

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 Lick High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.4% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.7% 40.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 79.0% 46.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 1.7% 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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