PROFICIENCY 68% 79% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
67%Fremont Unified
86%Fremont
38%California

American High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fremont Unified" in Fremont, CA. There are a total of 1,985 students and 81 teachers at American High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 303 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

American High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.0%, which is 79% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1985
Teachers80.88
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch303
Reduced lunch65

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment721
Taking some courses390
Taking some courses (not tests)306
Passing some courses271
Passing no courses114

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 American High, there are a total of 721 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 390 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All58%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School58%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All78%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School78%

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.

American High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 17.8% 15.4% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 5.7% 3.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 62.3% 60.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.8% 16.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 3.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Fremont demographics profile

StatisticFremontCaliforniaNational
Population227,93439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,94225691
Median age37.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%52%55%
Speak English41%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Fremont

IndexFremontCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters25.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The American High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.