San Mateo Union High School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 9,439 students in San Mateo Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in San Mateo Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in San Mateo Union High School District are Mills High School, Burlingame High School and Aragon High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. San Mateo Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
San Mateo Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
9 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
9,439 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
461 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

San Mateo Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#296 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of San Mateo Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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.
Graduation Rate
93%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.74
0.64
# American Indian Students
19 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2,634 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
28%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,953 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
31%
54%
# Black Students
75 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,686 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
29%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
213 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
859 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,386
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,378
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,286
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,389
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,307 is higher than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,189 is higher than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$201 MM
$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$209 MM
$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,307
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Mateo Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,189
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Mateo Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best San Mateo Union High School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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
| 1,220 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
| 1,475 students
Rank: #33.
Aragon High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(6)
900 Alameda De Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 558-2999
Grades: 9-12
| 1,639 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
| 1,534 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
| 1,665 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
| 1,213 students
Rank: #77.
Peninsula High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Piedmont Ave.
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 558-2499
Grades: 9-12
| 141 students
Design Technical High School
Charter School
275 Oracle Pkwy.
Redwood City, CA 94065
(650) 231-2701
Grades: 9-12
| 552 students
Peninsula High School
Alternative School
300 Piedmont Ave.
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 558-2499
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 9,439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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