Cupertino High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Fremont Union High
Type Public
 Phone (408)366-7300
 Location 10100 Finch Ave.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Charter School No

Cupertino 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 25th in the best public high schools in California.



The Cupertino High student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a smaller White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific65.3%1,416
Native American Indian0%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%4
Two or more races4.1%88

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 5.7%

7.2% 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, Cupertino High students are largely wealthy and rank 72nd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 21st in California

Students at Cupertino High scored an average 84% 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 2.6% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Boys80% to 84%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander92%88%
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*80% or more*
White75% to 79%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*30% to 39%*
Limited English70% to 79%*30% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Cupertino High students in 2016 was 1332.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 107th in California

588 out of 1,031 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (57%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 12% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in California

Cupertino High offers 15 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Cupertino High had 555 taking AP exams with a 518 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 93% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 24%
AP Courses Offered 15

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%8
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%23


Cupertino High
10100 Finch Ave.
Cupertino, CA

10 out of 10 1


Fremont Union High
Sunnyvale, CA