Branham High School

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Reviews
62
Grades
9-12
Students
1,468
Type
Public
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
71%
State avg: 50%
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Math
54%
State avg: 37%
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English
84%
State avg: 48%
Details
9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
94%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
52%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1622
State avg: 1473
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Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
46%
Hispanic
30%
Asian
13%
Two or more races
6%
Black
2%
Filipino
2%
Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
698 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
74%
State avg: 91%
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62 Reviews
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Neighborhood
1570 Branham Lane
San Jose, CA 95118
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