Oster 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
1855 Lencar Way
San Jose, CA 95124
Phone
(408) 266-8121
District
UNION ELEMENTARY
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
657
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.4% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Oster Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 50
Proficiency in Reading 77 49
Proficiency in Math 80 51

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 48
Proficiency in Reading 75 50
Proficiency in Math 73 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 45
Proficiency in Reading 82 52
Proficiency in Math 79 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 25.27
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.89
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 138 21.0%
Grade 1 119 18.1%
Grade 2 97 14.8%
Grade 3 87 13.2%
Grade 4 88 13.4%
Grade 5 128 19.5%
Total 657 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 34.0% 47.0% 24.4%
Black 1.5% 1.3% 5.7%
Hispanic 18.3% 17.7% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 46.0% 33.6% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 10.2% 10.3% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.8% 9.2% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 1.0% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 46,442 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,365.5 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.1% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.7% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 14.0% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 15,554 12,950,743
Single Parent Households With Children 5.3% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.7% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 56.3% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 46.0% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.3% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.0% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.1% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.0% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,671 $38,344,908 46.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $490 $2,816,520 3.4%
Staff $937 $5,385,876 6.5%
General Administration $205 $1,178,340 1.4%
School Administration $586 $3,368,328 4.1%
Operation $1,046 $6,012,408 7.3%
Transportation $70 $402,360 0.5%
Other $547 $3,144,156 3.8%
Total Support $3,882 $22,313,736 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,796 $21,819,408 26.5%
Total Expenditures $14,349 $82,478,052 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%