Best High School in California#30
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Mateo Union High|
|Location||900 Alameda de Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94402
Aragon High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 30th in the best public high schools in California.
The Aragon High student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||3|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||3%||42|
|Two or more races||10.3%||146|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 11.1%
14.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Aragon High students are largely upper income and rank 141st in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California64th
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Aragon High scored an average 74% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 6% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||90% to 94%*|
|Boys||55% to 59%*||80% to 84%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 84%*||90% to 94%*|
|Hispanic||20% to 24%*||60% to 64%*|
|Multiracial||60% to 69%*||90% or more*|
|White||65% to 69%*||90% to 94%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||21% to 39%*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1249
The average SAT score for Aragon High students in 2016 was 1249.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT103%
Rank in California21st
Rating10 out of 10
700 out of 682 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (103%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 3% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate31%
AP Pass Rank in California52nd
AP Pass Rate Rating9 out of 10
Aragon High offers 18 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Aragon High had 350 taking AP exams with a 318 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||91%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||31%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||13%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||14%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||17%|
|AP Courses Offered||18|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
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900 Alameda de Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA
San Mateo Union High
San Mateo, CA