Sylvandale Middle School

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Reviews
29
Grades
7-8
Students
776
Type
Public
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More

Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
32%
State avg: 37%
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English
45%
State avg: 48%
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Science
49%
State avg: 61%
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Student progress
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Equity
2/10
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.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large 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
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Students
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Hispanic
56%
Asian
36%
Black
2%
Filipino
2%
Two or more races
2%
White
1%
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
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
421 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
83%
State avg: 91%
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29 Reviews
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Neighborhood
653 Sylvandale Avenue
San Jose, CA 95111
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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