Buchser Middle School

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Reviews
42
Grades
6-8
Students
1,007
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More

Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at 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
Math
42%
State avg: 37%
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English
52%
State avg: 48%
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Science
54%
State avg: 61%
Details
4/10
Academic progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where their class was last year, compared to students at other schools in the state.

Depending on the school’s test scores, academic progress means different things.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
4/10
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.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant 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
General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
39%
White
26%
Filipino
14%
Asian
11%
Two or more races
5%
Black
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
22 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
499 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 91%
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42 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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Neighborhood
1111 Bellomy Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Last modified: August 15, 2017
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