About This School
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.
Buchser Middle School had an API growth score of 803 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Buchser Middle School's 2012 base score was 799 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Buchser Middle School had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Buchser Middle School Reviews
I relocated to Santa Clara during the 2010-2011 school year. I was had concerns as my daughter has only attended private schools in Washington D.C; thus far. To my great relief she was very happy and the curriculum met our requirements for her educational plan.
I graduated from there when it was Santa Clara High. My son is a 6th grader now. The school is large for a middle school so that's a plus. My son likes it and his teachers are good. Very organized instruction. Go Band.
You're kidding right? This school provides substandard programs and less than adequate guidance. The teachers are "tired" and tenured. My son received excellent instruction at Haman and the shock of the less than caring teachers was unfortunate. The bullies run rampant and very little is done in the way of real action. The school leadership is horrible, unprofessional, and rough around the edges. Buchser is a prime example of how California has screwed up our school system.
My child has gone to Buchser Middle School now my second child is going and they loved it there. This is the best school i know I recommend this school to everyone!
My son has gone to this school and he has loved it there I am positive that this is one f my son's most favorite of all the schools. Thanks you Buchser Middle School we appreciated this a lot. :D
Buchser middle school has made my child have a great three years!,she has improved in all subjects and loves her teachers.their after school sports teams are really good & over all its a really great school
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