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Los Altos High School
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  • Public
  • LOS ALTOS, CA

Report Card

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

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Los Altos High School is a top rated, public school located in LOS ALTOS, CA. It has 2,253 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.

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Los Altos High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1350
647 responses
Average ACT
31
275 responses
AP Enrollment
48%

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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
$235,278
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$3,188
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 101 responses
  • Dodgeball
    19%
  • Homecoming week
    19%
  • Diversity Week
    18%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Rallies hosted by ASB
    8%
  • Football games
    7%
  • Senior Ice Cream
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,253
Free or Reduced Lunch
16%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 44 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 44 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 44 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$126,499
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.6%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 51 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 51 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$23,719 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 59 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 59 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 59 responses

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