Success By The Numbers

  • Language Development
  • ESL/Bilingual
  • Special Education

Language Development

Primary English Language Development (ELD) Study

  • Below Basic
  • Basic
  • Advanced
Kindergarten
Language Level at Year Start
31% 39% 30%
Language Level at Year End
.02% 11.98% 88%
1st Grade
Language Level at Year Start
42% 42% 16%
Language Level at Year End
.03% 15.97% 84%
Test SchoolShort Elementary School

157 students, or 93.5% of the student population at Short Elementary identify as Hispanic, making up the largest segment of the student body. A typical school in San Rafael is made up of 50.0% Hispanic students, so Short Elementary has a drastically different ethnic distribution compared to other schools in the city.

The demographic breakdown of Short Elementary is drastically different from that of a typical school in the state of California, which is made up of 53.7% Hispanic students on average.

Socioeconomic Details
National School Lunch Program
Short Elementary
83.3% 11.3% 6.4%
San Rafael City
41% 5% 54%
California
50% 10% 40%

Any child at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Children from families with incomes at or below 130% of the poverty level are eligible for free meals. Those with incomes between 130% and 185% of the poverty level are eligible for reduced-price meals, for which students can be charged no more than 40 cents. 130 percent of the poverty level is $31,525 annual income for a family of four; 185 percent is $44,862 (different for Alaska and Hawaii, see ASPE for more details).

The median household income in San Rafael city is $73,292 per year. This city’s median income is above the eligibility threshold for reduced price lunch, which may have an impact on the proportion of students eligible under the National School Lunch Program.

  • Free Lunch
  • Reduced Lunch
  • Ineligible

ESL/Bilingual

ESL Reading and Math Level Study

  • Pass Rate %
  • % Growth
Pass Rate Without Be GLAD Strategies
Reading
45%
Math
15%
Pass Rate Growth With Be GLAD Strategies
Reading
20%
Math
73%
Test DistrictHouston Independent School District

The Houston Independent School District (HISD) is the largest public school system in Texas, and the seventh-largest in the United States. HISD focuses on bilingual education of its predominantly Hispanic student body. In the testing class, 99% students qualified for free or reduced lunch and were classified as socially disadvantaged. In addition, 100% students’ parents are immigrants & their parents predominately spoke Spanish only.

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) program includes annual assessments for reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies.

Special Education

Special Education (SPED) Reading Level Study

  • Expected Lexile Growth
  • Actual Lexile Growth
6th - 8th Grade Special Day Class
Normal Expected Reading Level Growth for Students Without Disabilities
152
Reading Level Growth from Special Education Students taught by a Be GLAD trained instructor/teacher
258
Test SchoolClyde L. Fischer Middle School

426 students, or 85.7% of the student population at Clyde L. Fishcer Middle identify as Hispanic, making up the largest segment of the student body. Clyde L. Fischer middle has a drastically different ethnic distribution compared to a typical school in San Jose, CA which is made up of 48% Hispanic students.

The demographic breakdown for Clyde L. Fischer Middle is drastically different from that of a typical school in the state of California, which is made up of 53.7% Hispanic students on average.

Socioeconomic Details
National School Lunch Program
Clyde L. Fischer Middle School
78.3% 14.9% 6.8%
San Jose
41.5% 6.3% 52.2%
California
50% 8.7% 41.3%

Any child at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Children from families with incomes at or below 130% of the poverty level are eligible for free meals. Those with incomes between 130% and 185% of the poverty level are eligible for reduced-price meals, for which students can be charged no more than 40 cents. 130 percent of the poverty level is $31,525 annual income for a family of four; 185 percent is $44,862 (different for Alaska and Hawaii, see ASPE for more details).

93.2% of 6th-8th grade public school students at Clyde L. Fischer Middle participate in NSLP. 78.3% of students receive free lunch while 14.9% receive reduced lunch. The NSLP participation rate here is higher than average for San Jose (47.8%) and California (58.7%).

  • Free Lunch
  • Reduced Lunch
  • Ineligible

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