Gunderson High School



Gunderson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gunderson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 311
10 322
11 274
12 221

Gunderson High School is a public high school of the San Jose Unf School District located in San Jose, CA. It has 1,128 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gunderson High School is the 767th largest public high school in California and the 5,091st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,128
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.1

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Gunderson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 579
(51%)
5,328
(52%)
 Female 549
(49%)
5,012
(48%)

Gunderson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 653
(58%)
5,369
(52%)
 White 206
(18%)
2,738
(26%)
 Asian 142
(13%)
1,553
(15%)
 Black 80
(7%)
329
(3%)
 Two or More 28
(2%)
232
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
58
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
61
(1%)

Gunderson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 542
(48%)
6,124
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 474
(42%)
3,513
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(10%)
703
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gunderson High School is ranked 647th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gunderson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gunderson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1044
2006 1044
2007 1035
2008 1100
2009 1073
2010 1076
2011 1099
2012 1128

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 19.6
2007 17.2
2008 20
2009 19.4
2010 N/A
2011 20.7
2012 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42432950191571
2006 0.42432950191571
2007 N/A
2008 0.56363636363636
2009 0.52935694315005
2010 0.51765799256506
2011 0.43130118289354
2012 0.51950354609929

Compare Gunderson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.0%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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