Palo Alto High School

50 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94301 | (650) 329-3701
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,850
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 50 Embarcadero Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94301
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,850
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 99.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 912 (49.3%)
  • Females: 938 (50.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 42 (2.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 79 (4.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 121 (6.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palo Alto High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Black764.1%
Asian38420.8%
Hispanic1769.5%
White1,06257.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palo Alto High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade30.2%
9th Grade48526.2%
10th Grade49226.6%
11th Grade42723.1%
12th Grade44323.9%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
98.0%
District:
97.6%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
5.1%
District:
14.6%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
1.7%
District:
2.1%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 1.9%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 98.1%
Number of Certificated Staff: 117.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.2
Average Age
School:
43.3
District:
51.8
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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