Mills High School

  • Mills High School serves 1,240 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Mills High School's student population of 1,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mills High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mills High School is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#401 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mills High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mills High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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Asian
57%
11%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mills High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
14%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mills High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Mills High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mills High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.620.64
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mills High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mills High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Mateo Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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