PROFICIENCY 54% 42% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%San Mateo Union High
45%San Mateo

Hillsdale High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "San Mateo Union High" in San Mateo, CA. There are a total of 1,349 students and 72 teachers at Hillsdale High, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 165 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Hillsdale High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.0%, which is 42% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch165
Reduced lunch50


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 Hillsdale 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 School46%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School62%

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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Hillsdale High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 40.5% 32.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.5% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 22.3% 28.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.7% 26.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.0% 2.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.5% 7.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

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Cipriani Elementary68%1.2Belmont, CA
George Hall Elementary47%1.2San Mateo, CA
Borel Middle School52%1.3San Mateo, CA
Fiesta Gardens International Elementary34%1.4San Mateo, CA
Ralston Intermediate71%1.4Belmont, CA
Aragon High74%1.6San Mateo, CA
Fox Elementary72%1.7Belmont, CA
Baywood Elementary67%1.7San Mateo, CA

San Mateo demographics profile

StatisticSan MateoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)8,42823291
Median age38.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English55%56%79%
Speak Spanish22%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Mateo

IndexSan MateoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college72.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Hillsdale High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.