Tennyson High School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
28
Grades
9-12
Students
1,324
Type
Public
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This means that most students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Math
16%
State avg: 37%
English
33%
State avg: 48%
Science
22%
State avg: 50%
4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
75%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
57%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1276
State avg: 1473
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
69%
Black
9%
Asian
7%
Filipino
6%
Pacific Islander
4%
White
4%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
267 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
10%
State avg: 9%
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Neighborhood
27035 Whitman Road
Hayward, CA 94544
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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