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Rocketship Alma Academy (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (408) 931-6838

198 W. Alma Ave.

San Jose, California


About Rocketship Alma Academy
Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Charter school

Rocketship Alma Academy is located in the Santa Clara County Office of Education district of the state of California. It is one of 27 schools in its district.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 562 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a charter school.

The number of teachers at Rocketship Alma Academy 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 $55,018, which is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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Rocketship Alma Academy

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
Rocketship Alma Academy 562$4,67835$55,0180.27
Washington Elementary (0.56 miles) 479$1,32327$79,3110.07
Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary (0.75 miles) 623$4,25937$50,9540.23
Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary (0.84 miles) 325$75728$87,1340.75
Ernesto Galarza Elementary (0.84 miles) 480$90024$69,4020.30
Gardner Elementary (1.13 miles) 426$1,23724$68,2550.19

Rocketship Alma Academy

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

Washington Elementary (0.56 miles)

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

Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary (0.75 miles)

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

Hammer Montessori at Galarza Elementary (0.84 miles)

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

Ernesto Galarza Elementary (0.84 miles)

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

Gardner Elementary (1.13 miles)

Number of pupils426
Funding per pupil$1,237
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$68,255
Diversity index0.19
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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.
4528thlargest school
6949thhighest number of FTE teachers
10347thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
8521sthighest average teaching salary
2392ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
858thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
7873rdhighest diversity index
7045thhighest 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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