8
out of 10

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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 9
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
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Test scores for low-income students
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School leader:  Jeff Gilbert
3115 Del Monte Street
San Mateo, CA 94403-3800

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(650) 558-2699
(650) 574-4173
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Best known for
"We are best known for Smaller Learning Communities."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
  • Facilities
    Computer lab, Library
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Video and film production, Orchestra, Band...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Baseball, Cross country, Football, Golf...
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44 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

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2 STARS
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1 STAR
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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 08, 2015
Both my children went to Hillsdale and had great experiences, made wonderful friends, had caring staff, had mostly good teachers and graduated as ready as can be for college. True to a previous negative comment, this school does send a lot of... more

Teacher effectiveness: Agree
Submitted by a parent · November 08, 2015
As anywhere, there are good and bad teachers. A few teachers probably shouldn't be in teaching. But, overall, there are a lot of good teachers who care.

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Submitted by a parent · October 02, 2014
The small learning communities can be supportive of your student, but this is not always the case depending on which one your student is enrolled. Experiences among the three vary widely. Unfortunately, a different administrator is in charge of... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 12, 2014
My son is a special education student at HHS. The program for autistic students is heavily focused on teaching living skills, with full kitchens and a laundry room for the students to learn how to use household appliances. There are two rooms for... more

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About this school

Hillsdale's Mission commits us to holding all students to high academic standards. Our reform efforts over the past several years have led to added commitments to project-based learning, smaller classes and learning communities, and uniform standards. This emphasis has led to a noteworthy Professional Development School partnership with Stanford's School of Education.

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Last modified: December 8, 2015
Last modified Hillsdale High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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