Berryessa Union Elementary


The Berryessa Union Elementary School District in California serves 13 schools, including 10 elementary schools and 3 middle schools, providing education to students from kindergarten through 8th grade. The district is known for its diverse student population and generally strong academic performance, with several standout schools that consistently rank among the top in the state.

At the top of the district's schools are Northwood Elementary and Ruskin Elementary, both of which have earned 5-star ratings from SchoolDigger and rank in the top 10% of California elementary schools. These schools boast exceptional test scores, with over 75% of students proficient or better in English Language Arts and Mathematics. In contrast, some schools like Toyon Elementary and Summerdale Elementary have lower test scores and higher rates of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, suggesting a correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance.

Among the middle schools, Sierramont Middle stands out as a consistently high-performing institution, ranking in the top 10% of California middle schools and maintaining a 5-star rating. The district as a whole grapples with varying chronic absenteeism rates, with some schools like Laneview Elementary and Toyon Elementary experiencing higher rates, which may be contributing to lower academic achievement. Overall, the Berryessa Union Elementary School District offers a diverse range of educational opportunities, with a mix of high-performing and lower-performing schools, highlighting the need to address disparities and support all students in the district.

District Detail

 1376 Piedmont Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132-2427

 (408) 923-1800

SchoolDigger Rank:
218th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 5,935

Primary Schools: 11
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 14 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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