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Adelante Dual Language Academy

Preschool | Grades K-6 | Alum Rock Union Elementary
2999 Ridgemont Ave
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 928-1900

About This School

Adelante Dual Language Academy is located in San Jose, CA and is one of 23 elementary schools in Alum Rock Union Elementary School District. It is a alt. school that serves 402 students in grades K-6.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Adelante Dual Language Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Adelante Dual Language Academy had an API growth score of 836 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Adelante Dual Language Academy's 2012 base score was 790 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Adelante Dual Language Academy had 24 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

54% 46%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Adelante Dual Language Academy Reviews

By a Parent on

While I think overall this is a good school,there are certain staff who are biased against non-Latinos and it is evident when the grading is
done.There is no recourse with the principal or district office and a
parent must be ever vigilant,otherwise their child will suffer.Having spoken to 6 other parents I can see there is definately a problem with
(currently) no chance of fairness.

By , a Parent on

I Love Adelante, I think it has a great immersion program. My son went there for kindergarden this past school year and he spoke no Spanish, and now he speaks some very well..  My daughter will be attending in the up coming school year for kindergarden and my son is going to 1st. You do have to have volunteer hours, but that is also made known BEFORE you enroll you students. You have to be very involved in your childrens education for them the attend her. Way better than public school's in my opinion.

By a Parent on

You are the first teacher that your child has.YES! Parents should voulunteer it's not that you don't have the time,But you should make the time! Children strive to see support!

Reviewed on

I think that you shouldnt have to volunteer. The parents should have the right to volunteer when they have the time.

By , a Parent on

We have 2 daughters that are currently enrolled at Adelante. Our oldest has been there since the beginning and is now in the 6th grade, our youngest is now in the first. Though my youngest has been there for only 2 years, she is showing signs of academic success. She was on the Principal; Honor Roll twice this year, and is reading well in both spanish and english. Our oldest has been there, as mentioned since the beginning. She is one of the top students in her class, placed in the top 15 of the district's spelling bee, and as a 3rd grader was the first female to win the District Cesar Chavez Essay Contest; not bad for a student who had 1 hour of english a day.

Our school is great because we have a great Principal, dedicated and passionate teachers and staff, and parents who are commited to participating in the academic success, and school life of their children. We are a very diverse school community that has created a safe and family environment to facilitate success and joy.

Our school is growing, and this year we have 1 7th grade and 2 6th grade classes. Please visit to inquire about this great opportunity.

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