Berryessa Union School District

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The Berryessa Union School District operates ten elementary schools (K-5) and three middle schools (6-8) in Berryessa, San Jose, California, US. The district's superintendent is Will Ector. The previous superindendent was Marc Liebman, who was formerly a principal education consultant for IBM.[1] The Berryessa schools have tended to improve over the last decade,[2] with the top performer, Ruskin Elementary School, having an API (Academic Performance Index) of 903 (out of 1000) as of fall 2008.[3] In 2011, Vinci Park Elementary School had the largest API increase in district history, having a 48-point increase. Graduates from the middle schools (Morrill, Sierramont and Piedmont) normally attend Piedmont Hills High School or Independence High School. Notable students include Jerry Yang, who is the co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo!, who went to Sierramont.[4] At Sierramont Middle School, Piedmont Middle School, and Morrill Middle School, there is a Berryessa Chinese School.[5] The district also has an American football team called the Berryessa Cougars.[6]

School facts
School name Students FTE teachers Pupil/teacher ratio
Berryessa Union Elementary School[7] 16 1 16:1
Brooktree Elementary School 524 26 20.2
Cherrywood Elementary School 523 24 21.8
Laneview Elementary School 540 28.5 18.9
Majestic Way Elementary School 528 25 21.1
[morrill.berryessa.k12.ca.us/ Morrill Middle School] 1048 48 21.8
Noble Elementary School 511 24 21.3
Northwood Elementary School 412 22 18.7
Piedmont Middle School 991 41 24.2
Ruskin Elementary School 621 29 21.4
Sierramont Middle School 1011 42 24.1
Summerdale Elementary School 505 26 19.4
Toyon Elementary School 454 22 20.6
Vinci Park Elementary School 750 34 22.1

Note: Based on 2002-2003 school year data

References[edit]

  1. ^ PRWeb (2011-07-01). "Dr. Marc Liebman to Join Imagine Learning as Chief Academic Officer - Yahoo! News". News.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  2. ^ "Berryessa Union Elementary School District in California - Compare Ratings and Map of Schools Within the District". Localschooldirectory.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Berryessa - San Jose Mercury News". Berryessasun.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  4. ^ "Jerry Yang - Biography". 4-traders.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  5. ^ "Berryessa Chinese School". Bcs-usa.org. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  6. ^ "Berryessa Cougars". Facebook. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  7. ^ "Berryessa Union Elementary School in San Jose, CA". Education.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 

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