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San Mateo High School
  • Public
  • SAN MATEO, 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 A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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San Mateo High School is a top rated, public school located in SAN MATEO, CA. It has 1,741 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.

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San Mateo High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1270
427 responses
Average ACT
30
112 responses
AP Enrollment
34%

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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
$124,842
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,475
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,098,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 27 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 101 responses
  • Little big game and rallys
    24%
  • Mateo Motion
    15%
  • Musicals
    12%
  • Spirit
    12%
  • Basketball Quads
    11%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Leadership Events
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,741
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 33 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 33 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$99,154
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.1%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 39 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 39 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 39 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$23,005 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses

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