Merritt Trace 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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
651 Dana Ave.
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone
(408) 535-6257
District
SAN JOSE UNIFIED
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
941
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

5

(10 is best)

Better than 43.4% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Merritt Trace Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 48
Proficiency in Reading 38 48
Proficiency in Math 41 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 33 45
Proficiency in Reading 39 48
Proficiency in Math 26 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 42
Proficiency in Reading 47 49
Proficiency in Math 28 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 26.08
AVG FOR DISTRICT 22.66
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 145 15.4%
Grade 1 146 15.5%
Grade 2 151 16.0%
Grade 3 172 18.3%
Grade 4 161 17.1%
Grade 5 166 17.6%
Total 941 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 17.1% 25.2% 25.0%
Black 4.0% 2.6% 5.9%
Hispanic 74.0% 55.8% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.6% 15.6% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.7% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.6% 44.9% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.8% 36.5% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.8% 8.4% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 269,575 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,710.6 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.9% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.1% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 12.2% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 93,310 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 8.6% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.0% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 45.3% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 31.6% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.9% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.2% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.3% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.2% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 7.4% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,473 $209,576,321 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $694 $22,469,638 5.4%
Staff $831 $26,905,287 6.4%
General Administration $41 $1,327,457 0.3%
School Administration $872 $28,232,744 6.8%
Operation $1,040 $33,672,080 8.1%
Transportation $254 $8,223,758 2.0%
Other $517 $16,738,909 4.0%
Total Support $4,250 $137,602,250 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,172 $70,322,844 16.8%
Total Expenditures $12,894 $417,469,038 100.0%
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%