Sequoia Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 8,951 students in Sequoia 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 Sequoia Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sequoia Union High School District are Carlmont High School, Menlo-atherton High School and Sequoia High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sequoia Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sequoia 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%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Sequoia Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,294 Schools
# Students
8,951 Students
5,952,381 Students
# Teachers
492 Teachers
264,811 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Sequoia Union High School District, which is ranked #287 of all 1,873 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 86% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#261 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sequoia Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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.
Graduation Rate
86%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.63
# American Indian Students
30 Students
28,351 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,027 Students
702,409 Students
% Asian Students
12%
12%
# Hispanic Students
3,548 Students
3,303,374 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
56%
# Black Students
214 Students
306,585 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
3,508 Students
1,290,217 Students
% White Students
39%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
186 Students
25,751 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
437 Students
294,102 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
458,150
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
423,156
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
429,338
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
436,138
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
443,865
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
446,171
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
437,696
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
457,616
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
465,035
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,197
499,550
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,176
493,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,258
477,486
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,320
484,615
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,808 is higher than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,681 is higher than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$222 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$257 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,808
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sequoia 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$28,681
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sequoia 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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Sequoia Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

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
| 2,309 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
| 2,368 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
| 2,019 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
| 1,909 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
| 203 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tide Academy
150 Jefferson Dr.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 369-1411
Grades: 9-12
| 143 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Sequoia Union High School District
  • 480 James Ave., Redwood City, CA, 94062-1041
  • (650) 369-1411
  • seq.org
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 8,951 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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