Los Altos High School

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9/10
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Reviews
10
Grades
9-12
Students
1,920
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
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Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
78%
State avg: 50%
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English
70%
State avg: 48%
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Math
67%
State avg: 37%
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10/10
College readiness
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Good news!

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

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
98%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
76%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1869
State avg: 1473
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Equity
4/10
Equity overview

A worrisome sign:

This school is not serving students from the state's most disadvantaged communities as well as other schools in the state.


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Compare this rating to the overall GreatSchools Summary Rating. Is there a big gap? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
45%
Hispanic
28%
Asian
21%
Filipino
3%
Two or more races
2%
Black
2%
Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
21 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
299 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
201 Almond Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94022
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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