PROFICIENCY 55% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%San Jose Unified
45%San Jose
38%California

Rachel Carson 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 396 students and 18 teachers at Rachel Carson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 113 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Rachel Carson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 43% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students396
Teachers17.5
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch113
Reduced lunch27

 

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 Rachel Carson 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

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
350-59%
450-54%
540-44%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60-64%
350-59%
460-64%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Rachel Carson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 22.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 13.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 55.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 2.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 2.6% 3.1% 3.1%

San Jose demographics profile

StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population1,009,36339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,68625691
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 Rachel Carson Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.