PROFICIENCY 58% 51% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Sequoia Union High
43%Atherton
38%California

Menlo-atherton High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sequoia Union High" in Atherton, CA. There are a total of 2,158 students and 112 teachers at Menlo-atherton High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 583 free lunch students and 87 reduced lunch students.

Menlo-atherton High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 51% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2158
Teachers112.24
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch583
Reduced lunch87

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment529
Taking some courses493
Taking some courses (not tests)33
Passing some courses428
Passing no courses59

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Menlo-atherton High, there are a total of 529 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 493 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School48%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All67%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School67%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Menlo-atherton High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 40.8% 35.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.1% 2.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.6% 6.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 42.7% 46.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.6% 2.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.9% 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Laurel Elementary77%0.4Atherton, CA
Encinal Elementary80%0.6Atherton, CA
Willow Oaks Elementary15%1.0Menlo Park, CA
Belle Haven Elementary9%1.3Menlo Park, CA
Garfield Elementary18%1.6North Fair Oaks, CA
Taft Elementary18%1.7Redwood City, CA
Everest Public High45%1.7North Fair Oaks, CA
Green Oaks Academy22%1.8East Palo Alto, CA
Addison Elementary78%1.8Palo Alto, CA
Cesar Chavez Elementary15%1.8East Palo Alto, CA
Hillview Middle School79%1.9Menlo Park, CA
Connect Community Charter15%1.9North Fair Oaks, CA

Atherton demographics profile

StatisticAthertonCaliforniaNational
Population82,59538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,28023291
Median age37.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English53%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%

Education level achieved in Atherton

IndexAthertonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.6%1.3%
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