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Homestead High


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,406
Best High School in California
#44
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Fremont Union High
Type Public
 Phone (408)522-2500
 Location 21370 Homestead Rd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Charter School No

Homestead 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 44th in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Homestead High student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White32.7%786
Black1.2%28
Hispanic17.6%424
Asian Pacific40.6%976
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races7.8%187

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 9.2%

12.1% 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, Homestead High students are largely wealthy and rank 117th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman629
Sophomore568
Junior601
Senior606
Total2,406

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 44th in California

Students at Homestead High scored an average 77% 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 4.5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70% to 74%*85% to 89%*
Boys70%79%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic25% to 29%*50% to 54%*
Multiracial70% to 79%*90% or more*
White70% to 74%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Limited English20% to 29%*11% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1311

The average SAT score for Homestead High students in 2016 was 1311.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 166th in California

572 out of 1,207 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (47%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 14% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 50th in California

Homestead High offers 17 AP courses. 27 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Homestead High had 600 taking AP exams with a 533 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 89% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 27% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Courses Offered 17

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.6%37
Boys1.6%20
Girls1.5%17
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.2%2
Girls0.2%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.3%4
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.7%41
Boys2.3%29
Girls1%12

Location

Homestead High
21370 Homestead Rd.
Cupertino, CA
95014
(408)522-2500

10 out of 10 1

District

Fremont Union High
Sunnyvale, CA