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 Dr. Roxane Fuentes. The Berryessa schools have tended to improve over the last decade, with the top performer, Ruskin Elementary School, having an API (Academic Performance Index) of 903 (out of 1000) as of fall 2008. 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. At Sierramont Middle School, Piedmont Middle School, and Morrill Middle School, there is a Berryessa Chinese School. The district also has an American football team called the Berryessa Cougars.
|School name||Students||FTE teachers||Pupil/teacher ratio|
|Berryessa Union Elementary School||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
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