Palo Alto High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
65.0
Academic Performance Index
900
Student/Teacher Ratio
N/A
  • 08–12 Grades
  • 1,852 Students
  • N/A Teachers

Palo Alto High School
50 EMBARCADERO RD
PALO ALTO, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 329-3701

District: Palo Alto Unified School District

Overview

At Palo Alto High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Palo Alto High School is 67 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 42 percent. Palo Alto 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 1,852
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 42%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 6%
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 65.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 08 – 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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