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Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Education Quality
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Institution Type: Public Setting: Suburban


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Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



Test Scores

27 Average score for the ACT Composite

1787 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 601
SAT Verbal 585
SAT Writing 601

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Graduation was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Math was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Reading was Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.


Los Altos High School received a Gold award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,648
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
8 1
9 415
10 424
11 417
12 391
Ungraded 1

Los Altos High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Los Altos High School's enrollment numbers.

Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

8% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Los Altos High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 48%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 25%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
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