In 2010, the Santa Clara Unified School District spent $9,873 per student. In 2010 the district spent 63% on instruction, 34% on support services, and 3% on other services.
Bracher Elementary is a great school to have your children attend. The teachers and staff are very supportive and the atmosphere at the school is more like family than a school. The test scores speak for themselves as to the quality of teachers that are working very hard to teach our children. I know of many families that transfer their children from other schools in Santa Clara to Bracher. I am just lucky that this is the home school for my children and I don't have to jump through the hoops to get my children one of the best educations you can get in Santa Clara!
My husband and I havve tranferred our son to Bracher this fall from a nearby elementary school. I am amazed at what a genuine leader, the pincipal, can make a diffenrence in school's quality, and culture. Teachers are caring and professional. Children are polite and happy. Newly released API score is only one of many signs that you would see as a proof that something is being done right here at Bracher! Thank you, Dr. K & all the teachers and staff at Bracher!
The California Standards Test (CST) is an annual exam used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The CST is one of the five components of the STAR Program.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 2 through 11 in English language arts and math, in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science, and in grades 8, 10 and 11 in history/social science. In grades 9 through 11, students may also be assessed in math and science, depending on course enrollment.How is it Scored?
Students receive one of five ratings: far below basic, below basic, basic, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
The California Achievement Test (CAT/6) is a series of nationally norm-referenced tests that assess general academic knowledge in core subjects, as well as providing national comparisons. The CAT/6 test is one of the five components of the STAR Program.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 and 7 are assessed in reading, language arts, spelling and math.How is it Scored?
Students receive a percentile rank, which indicates how well they performed in comparison to their peers in other states. The goal is for all students to score at or above the national average, or 50th percentile, on the test.
Information provided by the College of William and Mary and the Minnesota Population Center. Data is from 2009-2010 school year. School Attendance Boundary Information System (SABINS): Version 1.0. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota 2011.
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