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About This School

Christopher Elementary School is a public elementary school in San Jose. The principal of Christopher Elementary School is Bill Abraham and can be contacted at babraham@ogsd.k12.ca.us. 462 students attend Christopher Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Filipino. 55% of the Christopher Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 88% of the 462 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Christopher Elementary School is 19:1. G. W. Hellyer Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 83% 46%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 6%
Filipino 2% 4%
Unspecified 2% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 21%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% 11505%
Asian 10% 19%
Multiracial 0.7% %
Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 45%
Limited English proficiency 55% 31%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 years ago)

    Good school but sometimes is not well organized. Excellent sports program after school. Parents need to involve more on school programs and also go to meetings.

  • (8 years ago)

    Christopher is truely a great school...especially for students who are learning English as a second langauge. Academic expectations are high but students are supported in many ways. Students are given many opportunities to succeed.

  • (9 years ago)

    I am overall happy with Christopher School. Both of my children have attended this school since pre-k. My oldest is now finishing his 6th grade year and from talking with him he has a very good experience at Christopher. I feel proud to tell people what school my kids go to. They have alot of programs that most people I speak to are envious of; L.E.A.R.N.S. is wonderful! And I do not know of any other school that offers a full year of pre-k without any charge most kids would not get the headstart they need without this program.

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