Milpitas High School

1285 Escuela Pkwy.
Milpitas, CA 95035
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Milpitas High School serves 3,249 students in grades 9-12.
Milpitas High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Milpitas High School's student population of 3,249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 133 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers133 teachers
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School Rankings

Milpitas High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Milpitas High School is 0.50, 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
#966 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
68%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilpitas Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Milpitas High School is Calaveras Hills (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Russell Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marshall Pomeroy Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milpitas Thomas Russell Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 796 students
    0.2 miles
    1500 Escuela Pkwy.
    Milpitas, CA 95035
    (408) 635-2864
    0.2 7-8 796
  • Milpitas Marshall Pomeroy Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 719 students
    0.3 miles
    1505 Escuela Pkwy.
    Milpitas, CA 95035
    (408) 635-2858
    0.3 K-6 719
  • Milpitas Joseph Weller Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 476 students
    0.6 miles
    345 Boulder Dr.
    Milpitas, CA 95035
    (408) 635-2876
    0.6 K-6 476
  • Milpitas Curtner Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 747 students
    1.0 miles
    275 Redwood
    Milpitas, CA 95035
    (408) 635-2852
    1 K-6 747
  • Milpitas William Burnett Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 587 students
    1.2 miles
    400 Fanyon
    Milpitas, CA 95035
    (408) 635-2650
    1.2 K-6 587

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