Las Lomas High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Acalanes Union High
Type Public
 Phone (925)280-3920
 Location 1460 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Charter School No

Las Lomas 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 29th in the best public high schools in California.



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

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific16%247
Native American Indian0.5%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%8
Two or more races2.9%45

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 6.4%

8% 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, Las Lomas High students are largely wealthy and rank 81st in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 55th in California

Students at Las Lomas High scored an average 76% 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 5.4% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls55% to 59%*90% to 94%*
Boys70% to 74%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 69%*80% to 89%*
Hispanic21% to 39%*60% to 79%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White65% to 69%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English40% to 59%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Las Lomas High students in 2016 was 1225.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 104th in California

426 out of 744 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

9 out of 10

Rank: 47th in California

Las Lomas High offers 14 AP courses. 34 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Las Lomas High had 451 taking AP exams with a 411 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 91% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 34% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Courses Offered 14

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%12
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 Students0.5%7
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.2%18


Las Lomas High
1460 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA

10 out of 10 1


Acalanes Union High
Lafayette, CA