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Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (408) 535-6671

1610 Bird Ave.

San Jose, California


About Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Magnet school

Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary is one of 54 schools found in the San Jose Unified district of California.

Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary is a magnet school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 325 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $87,134, which is higher 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

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. 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
Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary 325$75728$87,1340.75
Ernesto Galarza Elementary (0 miles) 480$90024$69,4020.30
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

Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary

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

Ernesto Galarza Elementary (0 miles)

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

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.
7414thlargest school
7968thhighest number of FTE teachers
9746thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1878thhighest average teaching salary
8348thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
5142ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
144thhighest diversity index
8761sthighest 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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