PROFICIENCY 39% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Santa Clara Unified
49%Santa Clara

Buchser Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Santa Clara Unified" in Santa Clara, CA. There are a total of 1,007 students and 46 teachers at Buchser Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 384 free lunch students and 103 reduced lunch students.

Buchser Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.5%, which is 1% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch384
Reduced lunch103


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 Buchser Middle School, 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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Buchser Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 26.0% 22.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.6% 4.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 24.2% 30.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 38.3% 36.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.5% 4.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Abraham Lincoln High48%1.6San Jose, CA
Downtown College Preparatory40%1.7San Jose, CA
Magnolia Science Academy Santa Clara67%1.8Santa Clara, CA
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Santa Clara demographics profile

StatisticSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,66723291
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English48%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Clara

IndexSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college77.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Buchser Middle School 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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