Best High School in California#6
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Jose Unified|
|Location||6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120
Leland 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 6th in the best public high schools in California.
The Leland High student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.3%||6|
|Two or more races||2.4%||42|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 4.8%
6% 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, Leland High students are largely wealthy and rank 60th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California29th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Leland High scored an average 81% 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 3.3% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||80% to 84%*||85% to 89%*|
|Boys||75% to 79%*||75% to 79%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||90% to 94%*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 39%*||50% to 59%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||70% to 74%*||80% to 84%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1252
The average SAT score for Leland High students in 2016 was 1252.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT77%
Rank in California36th
Rating10 out of 10
657 out of 856 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (77%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 5% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate41%
AP Pass Rank in California14th
AP Pass Rate Rating10 out of 10
Leland High offers 16 AP courses. 41 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Leland High had 536 taking AP exams with a 519 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||97%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||41%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||22%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||16%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||34%|
|AP Courses Offered||16|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%|
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6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA
San Jose Unified
San Jose, CA