Homestead High School

21370 Homestead Rd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Homestead High School serves 2,321 students in grades 9-12.
Homestead High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Homestead High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Homestead High School's student population of 2,321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,321 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
95 teachers
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School Rankings

Homestead High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Homestead High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#15 out of 3649 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
44%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
26%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
97%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Homestead High School's ranking?
Homestead High School is ranked #15 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in California.
What schools are Homestead High School often compared to?
Homestead High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cupertino High School, Monta Vista High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Homestead High School?
The graduation rate of Homestead High School is 97%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Homestead High School?
2,321 students attend Homestead High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Homestead High School students are Asian, 26% of students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Homestead High School?
Homestead High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Homestead High School offer ?
Homestead High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Homestead High School part of?
Homestead High School is part of Fremont Union High School District.

School Reviews

2   4/16/2018
Homestead doesn't handle students with special needs well. However, the Fremont Union High School District is better equipped and has an excellent program at Fremont HS. Excellent school overall. Just not the best for Special Needs students.
- Posted by Parent - JohnW
5   9/6/2010
Everything you need to excel Campus feels very similar to college
- Posted by Student/Alumni - notha

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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