Peninsula High School

The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 60% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students (17-18)178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Peninsula High School is 0.00, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
≤10%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
11-19%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
68%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
13%
24%
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Hawaiian
6%
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
n/a0.64
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Peninsula High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Peninsula High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peninsula High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Mateo Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Peninsula High School is Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alvin S. Hatch Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Half Moon Bay Alvin S. Hatch Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 587 students
    0.4 miles
    490 Miramontes Ave.
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    (650) 712-7160
    0.4 K-5 587
  • Half Moon Bay Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 792 students
    0.4 miles
    600 Church St.
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    (650) 712-7190
    0.4 6-8 792
  • Half Moon Bay Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
    0.4 miles
    498 Kelly Ave.
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    (650) 712-7224
    0.4 9-12 30
  • Half Moon Bay Half Moon Bay High School Math: 44% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 995 students
    0.7 miles
    1 Lewis Foster Dr.
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    (650) 712-7200
    0.7 9-12 995
  • Redwood City Design Technical High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 552 students
    2.2 miles
    275 Oracle Pkwy.
    Redwood City, CA 94065
    (650) 231-2701
    2.2 9-12 552

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