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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade D+

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American High School is a top rated, public, magnet school located in Fremont, CA. It has 2,448 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1370
669 responses
Average ACT
31
179 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$133,354
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,345
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$931,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 130 responses
  • Spirit Week
    23%
  • International Week
    16%
  • Prom
    16%
  • Rallies
    13%
  • RUSH Week
    12%
  • Play (drama)
    6%
  • Basketball games
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,448
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 47 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 47 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 47 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$105,812
Teachers in First/Second Year
36.9%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 66 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 66 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 66 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,688 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 64 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 64 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 64 responses

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