Henry M. Gunn High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
71.2
Academic Performance Index
910
Student/Teacher Ratio
N/A
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,885 Students
  • N/A Teachers

Henry M. Gunn High School
780 ARASTRADERO RD
PALO ALTO, CA 94306

Phone: (650) 354-8200

District: Palo Alto Unified School District

Overview

At Henry M. Gunn High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Henry M. Gunn High School is 73 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 53 percent. Henry M. Gunn High School is 1 of 2 high schools in the Palo Alto Unified School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,885
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 53%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 8%
Full-Time Teachers N/A

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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 71.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
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 2
Total Students 3,737
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 68.1

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