Los Altos High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#337
College Readiness Index
52.4
Academic Performance Index
873
Student/Teacher Ratio
N/A
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,660 Students
  • N/A 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 63rd within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Los Altos High School is 57 percent. The student body makeup is 47 percent male and 53 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 to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#337
State Rank
#63
STEM Rank
#157

See Best High Schools in California

Students / Teachers

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

Total Enrollment 1,660
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 52%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 20%
Full-Time Teachers N/A

More About Student Body

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 52.4

More about Test Scores

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 3,630
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 53.5

Reader Comments ()

Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.

APĀ® and Advanced PlacementĀ® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Follow U.S. News Education

Like Us On Facebook