Los Altos 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
201 Almond Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone
(650) 940-8812
District
MOUNTAIN VIEW-LOS ALTOS UNION HIGH
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2209
Classroom Teachers
115

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.3% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Los Altos High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
78%
44%
85%
57%
71%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
19
No Data
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 539 24.4%
Grade 10 550 24.9%
Grade 11 551 24.9%
Grade 12 569 25.8%
Total 2209 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 38.5% 41.0% 24.0%
Black 1.1% 1.3% 5.5%
Hispanic 29.5% 27.9% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 30.5% 29.3% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.6% 11.7% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.2% 11.2% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 0.5% 7.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 115,153 39,538,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,431.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.7% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.6% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 13.9% 14.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 44,790 13,103,114
Single Parent Households With Children 5.0% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.6% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 74.7% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 53.3% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.2% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.1% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.9% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.9% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 4.6% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,245 $66,590,160 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,596 $6,971,328 5.8%
Staff $1,035 $4,520,880 3.8%
General Administration $464 $2,026,752 1.7%
School Administration $1,637 $7,150,416 5.9%
Operation $1,508 $6,586,944 5.5%
Transportation $248 $1,083,264 0.9%
Other $1,332 $5,818,176 4.8%
Total Support $7,820 $34,157,760 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,466 $19,507,488 16.2%
Total Expenditures $27,530 $120,251,040 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%