Menlo-Atherton High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
555 Midfield Rd.
Atherton, CA 94025
Phone
(650) 322-5311
District
SEQUOIA UNION HIGH
County
SAN MATEO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2401
Classroom Teachers
124

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.5% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Menlo-Atherton High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 43
Proficiency in Reading 56 55
Proficiency in Math 46 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.39
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.94
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 609 25.4%
Grade 10 651 27.1%
Grade 11 560 23.3%
Grade 12 581 24.2%
Total 2401 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 40.2% 37.0% 25.0%
Black 4.5% 2.7% 5.9%
Hispanic 43.4% 48.2% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.8% 9.2% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 5.0% 2.9% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.5% 32.8% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.4% 27.3% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 5.5% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 259,367 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,705.9 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.7% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.8% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 13.5% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 89,182 12,894,775
Single Parent Households With Children 7.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.9% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 53.6% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 39.8% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.5% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.6% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.0% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.1% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.6% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,158 $79,263,128 38.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,222 $11,872,952 5.7%
Staff $941 $9,142,756 4.4%
General Administration $93 $903,588 0.4%
School Administration $788 $7,656,208 3.7%
Operation $1,781 $17,304,196 8.3%
Transportation $505 $4,906,580 2.4%
Other $847 $8,229,452 4.0%
Total Support $6,177 $60,015,732 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,060 $68,594,960 33.0%
Total Expenditures $21,395 $207,873,820 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%