PROFICIENCY 63% 65% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%East Side Union High
45%San Jose

Silver Creek 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 2,465 students and 94 teachers at Silver Creek High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 741 free lunch students and 294 reduced lunch students.

Silver Creek High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.0%, which is 65% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch741
Reduced lunch294


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment719
Taking some courses544
Taking some courses (not tests)177
Passing some courses382
Passing no courses162

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 Silver Creek High, there are a total of 719 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 544 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School52%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School74%

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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Silver Creek High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 4.2% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.0% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 55.2% 40.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.5% 46.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 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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Source: The Silver Creek High 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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