Piedmont Hills High School

1377 Piedmont Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Piedmont Hills High School serves 1,953 students in grades 9-12.
Piedmont Hills High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Piedmont Hills High School's student population of 1,953 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,953 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Piedmont Hills High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Piedmont Hills High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#254 out of 3649 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
63%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Piedmont Hills High School's ranking?
Piedmont Hills High School is ranked #254 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
63% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Piedmont Hills High School?
The graduation rate of Piedmont Hills High School is 93%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Piedmont Hills High School?
1,953 students attend Piedmont Hills High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Piedmont Hills High School students are Asian, 25% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Piedmont Hills High School?
Piedmont Hills High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Piedmont Hills High School offer ?
Piedmont Hills High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Piedmont Hills High School part of?
Piedmont Hills High School is part of East Side Union High School District.

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5   2/16/2023
Nice place to study.
- Posted by Parent - Christine Kim

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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