Los Altos High School

  • Los Altos High School serves 1,776 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Los Altos High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Los Altos High School's student population of 1,776 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Los Altos High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Los Altos High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4501 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
87%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHacienda La Puente Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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