Los Altos High School



Los Altos High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Los Altos High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 496
10 418
11 415
12 396
UG 2

Los Altos High School is a public high school of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District located in Los Altos, CA. It has 1,728 students in grades 9th through 12th. Los Altos High School is the 538th largest public high school in California and the 2,348th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,728
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.35

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Los Altos High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 865
(50%)
1,811
(49%)
 Male 863
(50%)
1,914
(51%)

Los Altos High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 821
(48%)
1,793
(48%)
 Hispanic 432
(25%)
888
(24%)
 Asian 409
(24%)
881
(24%)
 Black 27
(2%)
65
(2%)
 Two or More 27
(2%)
62
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
27
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
9
(0%)

Los Altos High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,403
(81%)
3,009
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 281
(16%)
607
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(3%)
109
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Los Altos High School is ranked 939th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Los Altos High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Los Altos High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1701
2006 1638
2007 1624
2008 1688
2009 1663
2010 1660
2011 1648
2012 1728

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 19.3
2007 16.4
2008 19.2
2009 20
2010 N/A
2011 20.1
2012 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15285126396238
2006 0.13431013431013
2007 0.17241379310345
2008 0.18661137440758
2009 0.18881539386651
2010 0.20180722891566
2011 0.081917475728155
2012 0.1880787037037

Compare Los Altos High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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