Alta Vista Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
200 Blossom Valley Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone
(408) 356-6146
District
UNION ELEMENTARY
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
642
Classroom Teachers
27

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Alta Vista Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 48
Proficiency in Reading 81 48
Proficiency in Math 80 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 45
Proficiency in Reading 77 48
Proficiency in Math 70 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 42
Proficiency in Reading 90 49
Proficiency in Math 83 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 23.78
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.90
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 80 12.5%
Grade 1 111 17.3%
Grade 2 98 15.3%
Grade 3 111 17.3%
Grade 4 134 20.9%
Grade 5 108 16.8%
Total 642 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 63.1% 52.9% 25.0%
Black 0.3% 1.3% 5.9%
Hispanic 9.8% 17.8% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 26.1% 27.3% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.6% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.1% 9.7% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 8.2% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 1.5% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 45,942 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,297.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.7% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.5% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 15,559 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 5.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.5% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 53.7% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 42.3% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.6% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.7% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.7% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.2% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,957 $33,883,416 50.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $438 $2,491,344 3.7%
Staff $805 $4,578,840 6.8%
General Administration $235 $1,336,680 2.0%
School Administration $524 $2,980,512 4.4%
Operation $927 $5,272,776 7.9%
Transportation $70 $398,160 0.6%
Other $439 $2,497,032 3.7%
Total Support $3,438 $19,555,344 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,405 $13,679,640 20.4%
Total Expenditures $11,799 $67,112,712 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%