Ernesto Galarza Elementary



Ernesto Galarza Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ernesto Galarza Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 65
2 79
3 78
4 75
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ernesto Galarza Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the San Jose Unified School District. It enrolls 480 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ernesto Galarza Elementary is the 3,536th largest public school in California and the 23,858th largest nationally. It has 24.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 480
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,858th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,536th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,033rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,606th out of 6,257

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Ernesto Galarza Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(53%)
11,468
(51%)
 Female 224
(47%)
10,908
(49%)

Ernesto Galarza Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 399
(83%)
12,032
(54%)
 White 23
(5%)
5,290
(24%)
 Black 21
(4%)
532
(2%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
3,208
(14%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
1,162
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
82
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
70
(0%)

Ernesto Galarza Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(65%)
8,547
(38%)
 Not Eligible 126
(26%)
12,279
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(9%)
1,550
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ernesto Galarza Elementary is ranked 2,526th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ernesto Galarza Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Ernesto Galarza Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 473
2006 480
2007 489
2008 503
2009 513
2010 523
2011 512
2012 508
2013 520
2014 505
2015 480

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.5
2007 18.5
2008 20
2009 19.7
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 22.9
2013 27.5
2014 26.7
2015 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80338266384778
2006 0.79166666666667
2007 0.67075664621677
2008 0.86282306163022
2009 0.84405458089669
2010 0.81835564053537
2011 0.994140625
2012 0.7992125984252
2013 0.77307692307692
2014 0.76633663366337
2015 0.7375

Compare Ernesto Galarza Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 73.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 480 24.1:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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