Sequoia Union High School District

480 James Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94062-1041
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Sequoia 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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 8,633 students in Sequoia Union High School District.
Public Schools in Sequoia Union High School District have a diversity score of 0.68, which is more than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 60% 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
6 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
8,633 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
495 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 47% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
52%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sequoia 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)
69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sequoia 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.
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sequoia Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.63
# American Indian Students
43 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,083 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
13%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,358 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
56%
# Black Students
198 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
3,454 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
40%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
162 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
333 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
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:
1,993
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,144
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,158
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,338
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $31,804 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,974 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
$275 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sequoia 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
$216 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Sequoia 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
$31,804
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sequoia 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
$24,974
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sequoia 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 Sequoia Union High School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carlmont High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 85% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 Alameda De Las Pulgas
Belmont, CA 94002
(650) 595-0210
Grades: 9-12
| 2,302 students
Rank: #22.
Menlo-atherton High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 Midfield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 322-5311
Grades: 9-12
| 2,221 students
Rank: #33.
Sequoia High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 59% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 367-9780
Grades: 9-12
| 1,945 students
Rank: #44.
Woodside High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 63% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
199 Churchill Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 367-9750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,759 students
Rank: #55.
Redwood High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1968 Old Co Rd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 369-1411
Grades: 9-12
| 218 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tide Academy
150 Jefferson Dr.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 369-1411
Grades: 9-12
| 188 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Sequoia Union High School District?
Sequoia Union High School District manages 6 public schools serving 8,633 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Sequoia Union High School District?
40% of Sequoia Union High School District students are White, 39% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Sequoia Union High School District?
Sequoia Union High School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Sequoia Union High School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $24,974 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: 6 schools
  • Grades: 09-12
  • Enrollment: 8,633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 87%
  • : 52%
  • : 69%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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