Union Elementary


The Union Elementary School District in California operates 8 schools, including 6 elementary schools and 2 middle schools, serving students from diverse backgrounds. The district as a whole is ranked 66th out of 1,560 districts in the state and has a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger, indicating exceptional performance.

Within the district, Union Middle School stands out as a top-performing school, consistently ranking among the top 50 middle schools in California with over 75% of students proficient or better in English Language Arts and Mathematics. At the elementary level, Carlton Elementary is one of the top-performing schools, ranking in the top 3% of California elementary schools, while Oster Elementary and Alta Vista Elementary also perform exceptionally well, ranking in the top 5% and top 4% of California elementary schools, respectively.

However, not all schools in the district are performing at the same level. Lietz Elementary stands out with lower proficiency rates and a higher chronic absenteeism rate, indicating room for improvement. Additionally, the data suggests a relationship between student demographics and academic performance, with schools serving higher percentages of Asian and white students tending to have stronger results than those with higher percentages of Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students, highlighting the importance of addressing equity and opportunity gaps.

District Detail

 5175 Union Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124-5434

 (408) 377-8010

SchoolDigger Rank:
66th of 1560 California districts

See the 2023 California District rankings!
Grades served: K-8
Students: 5,351

Primary Schools: 6
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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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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