Leland High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Jose Unified
Type Public
 Phone (408)535-6290
 Location 6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120
Charter School No

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.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific44.3%791
Native American Indian0.3%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%6
Two or more races2.4%42

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 29th in California

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
Girls80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Boys75% to 79%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White70% to 74%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites20% or less*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Leland High students in 2016 was 1252.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 36th in California

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

10 out of 10

Rank: 14th in California

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 state median of 55 percent.

School State
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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
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 Students2.3%41


Leland High
6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA

10 out of 10 1


San Jose Unified
San Jose, CA