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San Mateo High School

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Posted November 5, 2013

San Mateo High has returned to its glory days as the school that produces exceptional students. Academics are varied and challenging, with many choices for students of all abilities. Facilities are up-to-date, thanks to the recent state-of-the-art renovation and ongoing Foundation funding. Sports programs show promise for future notoriety, and the performing arts are the best in the county, bar none. The recently reopened and renovated Performing Arts Center is on the campus of SMHS. Diversity is a celebrated positive at San Mateo High. All students can find a place and achieve to the best of their abilities; the tools and motivation are there. The administration is attuned and informed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 1, 2013

I always thought I was going to attend Burlingame or SI, never considering this "performing arts school." After my mom made me visit, I knew this was home. SM has the best staff, the best students, the best spirit (duh) and the best heart. Not only do we have the most AP classes, but we also have the highest AP&SAT scores in the district. Teachers make learning fun. We have the most fun at lunch and we have the most school events. The teachers care so much. The students defy so many stereotypes. And these wonderful people have made SM a home to so many who need it. There are so many success stories--Stanford, Harvard, MIT. But for others, they still get the tools they need to succeed at SJSU, Cal Poly, or wherever. People negatively make assumptions about this school, and we just go on disproving them. I love how we're not that typical football and cheer-dominated school: our homecoming court has people from Math Team, JSA, Student Government, reflecting our values and our diversity. Even though we have great performing arts, we also have good sports teams too--most teams are in the top division, playing with teams like Burlingame. SM was the best decision I ever made.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 29, 2013

I agree completely with the last reviewer. My son is a Sophomore at San Mateo High School and loves it there. He loves the welcoming atmosphere at the school, as well as the amazing school spirit. The teachers he has had the last 2 years have been great, and have challenged him academically. The Biotech Dept is one of the gems of the school, with amazing, dedicated teachers. There's really no need to look at private schools -- San Mateo HS has it all, plus your child will have an amazing high school experience there. The parents I've met at the school have all been super nice and have as much Bearcat spirit as their kids!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 28, 2013

San Mateo High School is truly a gem! From its excellent academics (Most AP Classes in the district, National Merit Scholars every year, kids getting into top colleges like Harvard, Stanford , MIT etc.), to its incredible performing arts, biotech and leadership programs, to strong athletics programs, to the huge number of clubs on campus from Mock Trial to Model UN to Jefferson Awards Club, San Mateo has something to offer to every student. My daughter, a sophomore at smhs, shadowed 8 different schools, got accepted into the 2 private schools she applied to, & instead chose to attend smhs precisely because of the above! The incredible spirit and inclusive atmosphere at San Mateo was a huge deciding factor in addition to the advanced math, history, writing, music and performing arts classes she wanted. She is taking 2 ap classes as a sophomore and is involved in pretty much everything the school has to offer from soccer, theatre, mock trial, concert choir to jefferson awards. SMHS is a TRULY SAFE campus with excellent academics, performing arts, athletics & extra curricular activities where diversity is celebrated and as a parent, I couldn't be happier with my daughter's decision!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 13, 2013

I am a teacher and SMHS and I have had the opportunity work at several other schools and SMHS is by the far the best! The school has a beautiful and modern campus, including a new state of the art Biotech building & the new performing arts center is almost ready. The school also has very up to date technology- document cameras, new computers & everything else a successful school could need. The school if filled with dedicated & hardworking students. Students lead numerous school activities such as a massive canned food drive, Health week , Chalk Festival, & a million other things. You will not find a hardworking, more spirit bunch of students anywhere. The academics are also outstanding, with an enormous amount of advanced placements classes - everything from AP European History to AP Environmental Science. Our school also has an extremely dedicated and hard working staff. One example of this is the staff is currently working on "Mateo Madness" which is month long series of activities and practice tests to help students feel more prepared for the state's standardized testing. We also have an award winning Dance & Drama department, if you have seen as show you are missing out.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 20, 2011

San Mateo is a school looked down upon by many in the district but truly is an amazing place. Mostly parents look at the test scores and don't want their kids going to a school that isn't as good as others. What they don't realize is that SM has the highest AP scores in the district, the scores are just weighed down by the students that do not speak english as a first language. That shows another great point about San Mateo. We are the MOST diverse student body in the district. Students come from all social, financial, and ethnic backgrounds. This is extremely beneficial to the kids. It teaches that their are other people outside of your own group and to be more open to different races. Unlike the predominantly white and asian backgrounds of Burlingame or Aragon, SM actually prepares the kids for who they will meet outside of high school. But what San Mateo should be recognized for is their extracurriculars. The drama program is award winning and professional level. We have the only biotechnology program in the district with new facilities. And the leadership class is amazing! SM is top notch for student life such as a week entirely devoted to health, peace and spirit!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2011

This school is terrible. The majority of students there receive free lunch, and the poor kids there are like the end all and the be all. The free lunch kids always cut in lines and bully those who pay for food with cash. they act all upper class and everything. the school doesn't do anything to help the good students. instead, they spend their time trying to help those kids who don't even try. the school environment is terrible also. there are gangs and kids who do drugs all around the school campus. the bus drivers of this school do not follow traffic rules and constantly endanger the kids who ride the bus. they run yellow lights and they squish way too many kids on the buses. stay at san mateo high for one day and you will know what it feels like if you do not make it to heaven. serious students wanting to attend college should definitely avoid this school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 14, 2010

SMHS is a great school for teens. My children went to wealthy elementary and middle schools and now they are meeting a very socio-economically and ethnically diverse group of teens. It's great for them to encounter new situations while still living at home. The academics here are excellent, especially the advanced placement and bio-tech classes. Like all schools, not all teachers are superior, but that's an introduction to life. Not all bosses are good, not all teachers are good, not all people are good. School spirit and extra-curriculars are outstanding. It often feels like a Disney movie. Every type of club imaginable is here. Also, the school was totally rebuilt a few years ago. It's beautiful. The school gets a bad rap because there are minority students who come from non-English speaking homes. Well, these students will soon be the majority ethnic group in California. Some are good students, some are not. Hopefully my child will not pick-up bad habits from poor students. Finally, the principal is very dedicated and caring. She knows the names of students and parents and really wants SMHS to be a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2010

People can say whatever they want, but SMHS is the best school ever! Its spirit is contagious! It welcomes everyone without looking at their race or color. It makes you feel like it is your second home. All its programs are great! Let's go bearcats!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2009

SMHS was a fantastic place to go to school- with an amazing faculty and student body. Go bearcats!


Posted September 12, 2008

I have had 1 child graduate from SM and one child still enrolled. The education is top notch. I think it is the best in the district with the diversity of the student body and the active clubs, drama, music and parent groups. It offers a slice of real life in our very diverse bay area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 30, 2007

Without being redundant, San Mateo High is hands down the most diverse High School in the district. As with any organization there are weak spots sure, but I think there is a lot of heart in the teaching staff. I still think fondly about my Senior english teacher Mrs. Iraheta who reignited my love for reading and writing, or my Journalism advisor Mr. Nate Johnson.The best thing about SMHS,is the simple fact you can be anyone who you want to be here. All walks of life are represented in the student population , and I'd say pretty early on there is no division of these many facets. I only wish I had appreciated all this more when I went there :)
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 25, 2006

San mateo high school has a lot of spirit! The kids are in a brand new state of the art building, which is beautiful. My daughter is thriving academically, but is struggling socially, it is a tough school for her. They have an excellent drama department and wonderful, caring teachers! She needed extra help in math and language arts and sm high did not hesitate to put her in the appropriate classes and now she's doing much better. Overall, I think the school is very good and it is very diversed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 6, 2005

San Mateo High School is one of the most culturally diverse school in the county of San Mateo. San Mateo High School has a great tradition in education.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 7, 2005

The quality of education can be very high, depending on student ability. Test scores are misleading, because the student body is extremely diverse in terms of education, ethnic, and socio-economic differences. Thus, despite the test scores, you will find students at SMHS performing at exceptionally high levels. The teaching staff is more than able to meet those levels.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 11, 2005

San Mateo High School is a great school. MyI have thouroughly enjoyed everything about it. The academic quality of the school is great but what is really special about San Mateo High School is the Leadership proram and it's amazing amount of spirit. The program is probably the best in the Bay Area. The Student involvemnet is at such a high level , which really creates a wonderful and fulfilling environment to learn and grow in. The School Spirit is also incredible. Everybody attends sporting events and school activities and everyone cheers and comes with San Mateo Pride. We have a saying at San Mateo High School, Peace, Passion, and Pride, which really encompasses the overall feeling and attitude of the school .
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 20, 2005

My son's first year. Excellent school, I can not wait for them to move to the new building
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 25, 2005

A very good school but not very personalized. Excellent drama program and other various things but I never felt fully supported and comfortable there because of the competition.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted March 25, 2005

A very good school but not very personalized. Excellent drama program and other various things but I never felt fully supported and comfortable there because of the competition.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 9, 2003

They should offer a wider variety of AP classes
—Submitted by a parent


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800

Change from
2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

4 / 10


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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 25% in 2013.

247 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 65% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 58% in 2013.

264 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 38% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 62% in 2013.

354 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 16% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 13% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 39% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 41% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 52% in 2013.

367 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 76% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

359 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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World History

The state average for World History was 46% in 2013.

331 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 15% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 51% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Earth Science

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

308 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 49% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 50% in 2013.

302 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)28%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate46%
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Algebra II

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Biology/Life Sciences

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Females64%
Males67%
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Hispanic or Latino37%
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Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
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Students with no reported disability66%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented99%
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state45%

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English Language Arts

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Females64%
Males55%
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Asian85%
Filipino71%
Hispanic or Latino28%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability62%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate18%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to state53%

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Geometry

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Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
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Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
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World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students4%
Females4%
Males4%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability5%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only7%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students64%
Females68%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asian78%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate63%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students30%
Females32%
Males30%
African Americann/a
Asian54%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino20%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)47%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate44%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate60%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students35%
Females30%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asian55%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino14%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate8%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate44%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate53%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students60%
Females64%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
Filipino67%
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islander38%
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islander36%
White (not Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students39%
Females37%
Males40%
African Americann/a
Asian55%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino28%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented56%
Parent education - not a high school graduate29%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate45%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students95%
Females92%
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability96%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only96%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate94%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students60%
Females60%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asian80%
Filipino71%
Hispanic or Latino34%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islander46%
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islander36%
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented99%
Parent education - not a high school graduate24%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students53%
Females49%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asian78%
Filipino57%
Hispanic or Latino30%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islander23%
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islander18%
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disability16%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Samoann/a
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English learnern/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students30%
Females32%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asian56%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino12%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)38%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability30%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only29%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate34%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate33%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students66%
Females70%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asian87%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability72%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students36%
Females31%
Males40%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino7%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate43%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students62%
Females67%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asian84%
Filipino47%
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability67%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to state50%

Geometry

All Students12%
Females13%
Males10%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino12%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability14%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate12%
Parent education - high school graduate19%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students72%
Females68%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian87%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability72%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate78%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students68%
Females62%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asian77%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate70%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students62%
Females60%
Males64%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipino50%
Hispanic or Latino37%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate17%
Parent education - high school graduate49%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to state57%

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

375 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

374 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students87%
Females90%
Males84%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian97%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islander83%
White (not Hispanic)98%
Declined to state93%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability43%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner49%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students87%
Females89%
Males84%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian99%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islander83%
White (not Hispanic)97%
Declined to state87%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability31%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner62%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 41%
Asian 22%
White 21%
Two or more races 8%
Black 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 32%N/AN/A
English language learners 16%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 5%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
Dance teacher(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Band
  • Chamber music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Improv
Media arts
  • Technical design and production
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Swimming pool
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Yvonne Shiu
Fax number
  • (650) 558-2352

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Science lab
  • Swimming pool
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
Girls sports
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Band
  • Chamber music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Improv
Media arts
  • Technical design and production
  • Video / Film production
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Volunteer time after school
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506 North Delaware Street
San Mateo, CA 94401
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Phone: (650) 558-2399

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