PROFICIENCY 49% 27% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Sequoia Union High
66%Redwood City
38%California

Sequoia High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sequoia Union High" in Redwood City, CA. There are a total of 2,135 students and 109 teachers at Sequoia High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 756 free lunch students and 134 reduced lunch students.

Sequoia High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 48.5%, which is 27% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2135
Teachers109.4
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch756
Reduced lunch134

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment38
Taking some courses38
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses31
Passing no courses4

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 Sequoia High, there are a total of 38 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 38 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All38%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School38%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School59%

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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Sequoia High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 28.3% 35.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 2.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.4% 6.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 59.0% 46.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.2% 2.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.6% 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Redwood City demographics profile

StatisticRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Population7,12738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,41723291
Median age47.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Redwood City

IndexRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college92.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree84.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors79.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters44.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree18.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Sequoia 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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