Henry M. Gunn High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#104
College Readiness Index
75.2
Academic Performance Index
918
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,854 Students
  • 104 Teachers

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

Phone: (650) 354-8200

District: Palo Alto Unified School District

Overview

Henry M. Gunn High School is ranked 17th within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Henry M. Gunn High School is 77 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 56 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 with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#104
State Rank
#17
STEM Rank
#5

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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 1,854
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 56%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) N/A
Full-Time Teachers 104

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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 75.2

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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 3,741
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 69.7

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