Los Altos High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#330
College Readiness Index
55.0
Academic Performance Index
889
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,648 Students
  • 82 Teachers

Los Altos High School
201 ALMOND AVE
LOS ALTOS, CA 94022

Phone: (650) 968-6571

District: Mountain View-Los Altos Union High

Overview

Los Altos High School is ranked 65th within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Los Altos High School is 60 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 52 percent. Los Altos High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#330
State Rank
#65
STEM Rank
#85

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,648
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 52%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 8%
Full-Time Teachers 82

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 55.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 3,638
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 57.4

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Nearby Schools

Los Altos High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High.

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