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Gardner Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (408) 535-6225

502 Illinois Ave.

San Jose, California


About Gardner Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Gardner Elementary is located in the San Jose Unified district of the state of California. It is one of 54 schools in its district.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 426 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Gardner Elementary, the average teaching salary of $68,255 is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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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
Gardner Elementary 426$1,23724$68,2550.19
Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary (0.51 miles) 623$4,25937$50,9540.23
Washington Elementary (0.76 miles) 479$1,32327$79,3110.07
Rocketship Alma Academy (1.13 miles) 562$4,67835$55,0180.27
Downtown College Preparatory (1.35 miles) 334210.13
Horace Mann Elementary (1.39 miles) 468$1,24522$71,1490.33

Gardner Elementary

Number of pupils426
Funding per pupil$1,237
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$68,255
Diversity index0.19

Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary (0.51 miles)

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

Washington Elementary (0.76 miles)

Number of pupils479
Funding per pupil$1,323
Pupils per teacher27
Average teacher salary$79,311
Diversity index0.07

Rocketship Alma Academy (1.13 miles)

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

Downtown College Preparatory (1.35 miles)

Number of pupils334
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.13

Horace Mann Elementary (1.39 miles)

Number of pupils468
Funding per pupil$1,245
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$71,149
Diversity index0.33
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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.
6309thlargest school
6279thhighest number of FTE teachers
5364thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
7007thhighest average teaching salary
4598thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2189thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
8502ndhighest diversity index
8480thhighest funding per pupil
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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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