Oster Elementary



Oster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Oster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 94
1 86
2 80
3 97
4 90
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Oster Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 531 students in grades 1st through 12th. Oster Elementary is the 2,983rd largest public school in California and the 18,703rd largest nationally. It has 22.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 531
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,703rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,983rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,019th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,500th out of 6,159

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Oster Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(52%)
2,726
(51%)
 Female 253
(48%)
2,568
(49%)

Oster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(45%)
2,864
(54%)
 Asian 112
(21%)
929
(18%)
 Hispanic 107
(20%)
960
(18%)
 Two or More 47
(9%)
420
(8%)
 Black 15
(3%)
73
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
32
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
16
(0%)

Oster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 439
(83%)
4,616
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(14%)
546
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
132
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Oster Elementary is ranked 4,859th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Oster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Oster Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 440
2007 433
2008 446
2009 474
2010 491
2011 501
2012 531

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 20.5
2007 18.9
2008 19.2
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 21.8
2012 22.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29450549450549
2006 0.16590909090909
2007 0.30484988452656
2008 0.2152466367713
2009 0.27637130801688
2010 0.27291242362525
2011 0.10978043912176
2012 0.17325800376648

Compare Oster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Oster Elementary
San Jose, CA
Public KG - 05 531 22.6:1  
St Frances Cabrini School
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Private PK - 08 624 21:1 1 miles
St Timothy'S Lutheran School
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Private PK - 05 141 11:1 1 miles
Sartorette Charter
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Public KG - 05 525 23.9:1 1 miles
Stratford Middle School
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Private 06 - 08 193 11:1 1 miles
Carden Academy of Santa Clara
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Private PK - 08 252 11:1 2 miles
Noddin Elementary
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Public KG - 05 689 25.5:1 2 miles
Appleseed Almaden Montessori School
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Private PK - KG 180 1:1 2 miles
Mulberry School
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Private PK - 05 202 18:1 2 miles
Pine Hill School/ Second Start Disabilities
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Private 01 - 12 69 7:1 2 miles
Price Charter Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,072 24.6:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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