PROFICIENCY 64% 68% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
79%Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High
82%Los Gatos

Los Gatos High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High" in Los Gatos, CA. There are a total of 1,912 students and 87 teachers at Los Gatos High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 48 free lunch students and 7 reduced lunch students.

Los Gatos High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.0%, which is 68% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch48
Reduced lunch7


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Los Gatos High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School56%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School72%

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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Los Gatos High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 70.8% 53.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.4% 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 9.8% 30.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.0% 7.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.5% 8.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Blossom Hill Elementary79%1.3Los Gatos, CA
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Village75%2.9Campbell, CA
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Los Gatos demographics profile

StatisticLos GatosCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,39623291
Median age48.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)75%52%55%
Speak English56%56%79%
Speak Spanish2%29%13%

Education level achieved in Los Gatos

IndexLos GatosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college92.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree81.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors77.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters40.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Los Gatos High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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