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Ernesto Galarza Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (408) 535-6671

1610 Bird Ave.

San Jose, California


About Ernesto Galarza Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Ernesto Galarza Elementary is one of 54 schools in the San Jose Unified district of California.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 480 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Ernesto Galarza Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $69,402, which is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Ernesto Galarza Elementary 480$90024$69,4020.30
Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary (0 miles) 325$75728$87,1340.75
Rocketship Alma Academy (0.84 miles) 562$4,67835$55,0180.27
Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary (1.3 miles) 623$4,25937$50,9540.23
Canoas Elementary (1.36 miles) 321$1,04021$73,7050.52
Schallenberger Elementary (1.6 miles) 522$56026$82,6710.66

Ernesto Galarza Elementary

Number of pupils480
Funding per pupil$900
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$69,402
Diversity index0.30

Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary (0 miles)

Number of pupils325
Funding per pupil$757
Pupils per teacher28
Average teacher salary$87,134
Diversity index0.75

Rocketship Alma Academy (0.84 miles)

Number of pupils562
Funding per pupil$4,678
Pupils per teacher35
Average teacher salary$55,018
Diversity index0.27

Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils623
Funding per pupil$4,259
Pupils per teacher37
Average teacher salary$50,954
Diversity index0.23

Canoas Elementary (1.36 miles)

Number of pupils321
Funding per pupil$1,040
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$73,705
Diversity index0.52

Schallenberger Elementary (1.6 miles)

Number of pupils522
Funding per pupil$560
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$82,671
Diversity index0.66
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
5603rdlargest school
5800thhighest number of FTE teachers
6105thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
6762ndhighest average teaching salary
4027thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
4424thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
7575thhighest diversity index
8700thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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