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Gunderson High School

Preschool | Grades 9-12 | San Jose Unified
620 Gaundabert Lane
San Jose, CA 95136
(408) 535-6340

About This School

Gunderson High School is located in San Jose, CA and is one of 18 high schools in San Jose Unified School District. It is a magnet school that serves 1076 students in grades 9-12.

Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs. See Gunderson High School'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.

Gunderson High School had an API growth score of 710 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Gunderson High School's 2012 base score was 688 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Gunderson High School had 19 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)

49% 51%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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Gunderson High School Reviews

By , a Parent on

I heard all the good things about this school. My daughter is going to go to this school this coming year for 9th grade and she is hoping to have a fun and exciting year. We also have many of our neighbors who are attending this school recently and keep telling us that she will have an awesome year.

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