Henry M. Gunn 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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
780 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone
(650) 354-8200
District
PALO ALTO UNIFIED
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2006
Classroom Teachers
105

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Henry M. Gunn High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

100 80 60 40 20 0
85%
44%
87%
57%
83%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

30 25 20 15 10 5 0
19
17
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 530 26.4%
Grade 10 491 24.5%
Grade 11 484 24.1%
Grade 12 501 25.0%
Total 2006 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 40.2% 41.0% 24.4%
Black 1.1% 1.8% 5.7%
Hispanic 10.0% 14.9% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 47.9% 41.2% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 1.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.1% 10.0% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 8.3% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 1.8% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 84,915 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,093.3 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.1% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.7% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.6% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 16.5% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 30,491 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 5.1% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.8% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 83.8% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 50.5% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.8% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.9% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.6% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.1% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.4% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 7.8% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,024 $159,478,880 60.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,133 $13,873,585 5.2%
Staff $1,019 $12,477,655 4.7%
General Administration $95 $1,163,275 0.4%
School Administration $1,238 $15,159,310 5.7%
Operation $1,665 $20,387,925 7.7%
Transportation $263 $3,220,435 1.2%
Other $1,038 $12,710,310 4.8%
Total Support $6,451 $78,992,495 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,226 $27,257,370 10.3%
Total Expenditures $21,700 $265,716,500 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%