San Mateo Union High School District

650 N. Delaware St.
San Mateo, CA 94401-1795
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

San Mateo Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 9,056 students in San Mateo Union High School District.
Public Schools in San Mateo Union High School District have a diversity score of 0.74, which is more than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
8 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
9,056 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
464 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
50%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Mateo Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
70%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Mateo Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of San Mateo Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.74
0.63
# American Indian Students
9 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2,562 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
28%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,008 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
56%
# Black Students
71 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,355 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
26%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
175 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
867 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,114
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,236
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,250
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,456
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,968 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,334 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$262 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of San Mateo Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$229 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of San Mateo Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$28,968
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Mateo Union High  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$25,334
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Mateo Union High  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best San Mateo Union High School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mills High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Murchison Dr.
Millbrae, CA 94030
(650) 558-2599
Grades: 9-12
| 1,156 students
Rank: #22.
Burlingame High School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 78% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Mangini Way
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 558-2899
Grades: 9-12
| 1,530 students
Rank: #33.
Aragon High School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 77% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Alameda De Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 558-2999
Grades: 9-12
| 1,757 students
Rank: #44.
Hillsdale High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3115 Del Monte St.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 558-2699
Grades: 9-12
| 1,647 students
Rank: #55.
San Mateo High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 68% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
506 N. Delaware St.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 558-2399
Grades: 9-12
| 1,669 students
Rank: #66.
Capuchino High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 61% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1501 Magnolia Ave.
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 558-2799
Grades: 9-12
| 1,123 students
Rank: #77.
Peninsula High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
860 Hinckley Rd.
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 558-2499
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
Rank: #88.
Peninsula High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
860 Hinckley Rd.
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 558-2402
Grades: 9-12
| 173 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to San Mateo Union High School District?
San Mateo Union High School District manages 8 public schools serving 9,056 students.
What is the racial composition of students in San Mateo Union High School District?
33% of San Mateo Union High School District students are Hispanic, 28% of students are Asian, 26% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of San Mateo Union High School District?
San Mateo Union High School District has a student/teacher ratio of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is San Mateo Union High School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $25,334 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: 09-12
  • Enrollment: 9,056 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : 92%
  • : 50%
  • : 70%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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