PROFICIENCY 73% 90% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%East Side Union High
45%San Jose

Piedmont Hills High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "East Side Union High" in San Jose, CA. There are a total of 2,215 students and 90 teachers at Piedmont Hills High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 433 free lunch students and 185 reduced lunch students.

Piedmont Hills High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 72.5%, which is 90% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch433
Reduced lunch185


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment842
Taking some courses514
Taking some courses (not tests)332
Passing some courses409
Passing no courses100

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 Piedmont Hills High, there are a total of 842 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 514 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School62%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School83%

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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Piedmont Hills High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 7.6% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.2% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 61.6% 40.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.1% 46.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 1.7% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Ruskin Elementary68%0.4San Jose, CA
Sierramont Middle School68%0.4San Jose, CA
Piedmont Middle School43%0.7San Jose, CA
Majestic Way Elementary63%0.7San Jose, CA
Noble Elementary58%0.8San Jose, CA
Summerdale Elementary49%0.8San Jose, CA
Cherrywood Elementary38%0.9San Jose, CA
Toyon Elementary30%1.0San Jose, CA
Morrill Middle School44%1.2San Jose, CA
Laneview Elementary48%1.4San Jose, CA
Brooktree Elementary42%1.6San Jose, CA
Northwood Elementary67%1.7San Jose, CA

San Jose demographics profile

StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,68623291
Median age36.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Jose

IndexSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.6%1.3%
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