Sequoia 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
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94062
Phone
(650) 367-9780
District
SEQUOIA UNION HIGH
County
SAN MATEO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2067
Classroom Teachers
111

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.3% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Sequoia High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 44
Proficiency in Reading 59 57
Proficiency in Math 44 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.56
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.49
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 525 25.4%
Grade 10 541 26.2%
Grade 11 515 24.9%
Grade 12 486 23.5%
Total 2067 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 29.3% 41.0% 24.4%
Black 1.5% 2.5% 5.7%
Hispanic 61.4% 43.2% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.1% 10.6% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.6% 2.8% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.9% 35.5% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.4% 32.1% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 3.4% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 260,823 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,721.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.8% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.5% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 89,335 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 7.9% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.0% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 55.1% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 43.0% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.8% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.4% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.1% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.1% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.0% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 5.5% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,766 $86,415,228 34.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,294 $12,756,252 5.1%
Staff $1,155 $11,385,990 4.5%
General Administration $101 $995,658 0.4%
School Administration $835 $8,231,430 3.3%
Operation $1,713 $16,886,754 6.7%
Transportation $535 $5,274,030 2.1%
Other $894 $8,813,052 3.5%
Total Support $6,527 $64,343,166 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $10,157 $100,127,706 39.9%
Total Expenditures $25,451 $250,895,958 100.0%
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%