Piedmont High School

  • Piedmont High School serves 811 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Piedmont High School's student population of 811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students811 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Piedmont High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Piedmont High School is 0.56, 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#33 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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Asian
17%
11%
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Hispanic
4%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
63%
24%
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Two or more races
15%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Piedmont High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.560.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Piedmont High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePiedmont City Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Although the academics at this school may be great (and I'm sure that they are), but the social aspect of this school is seriously lacking. I had a friend who went here and she was one of very few African American kids there and the students at the school never let her forget it. They treated her so badly just because she was a little bit darker than the majority of the student body. It just goes to show that just because a school is academically excellent, if the kids are mean and rude, it's not worth the hassle.
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