Homestead High School

  • Homestead High School serves 2,368 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Homestead High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Homestead High School's student population of 2,368 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Homestead High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Homestead High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
42%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Homestead High School and the percentage of Asian students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Homestead High School and the percentage of Black students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
32%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Homestead High School and the percentage of White students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Homestead High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Homestead High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFremont Union High School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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.
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Everything you need to excel Campus feels very similar to college
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