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Saratoga High


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,378
Best High School in California
#4
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High
Type Public
 Phone (408)867-3411
 Location 20300 Herriman Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
Charter School No

Saratoga 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 4th in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Saratoga High student body is mainly Asian Pacific with a sizeable White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White28%386
Black0.1%2
Hispanic5%69
Asian Pacific58.6%807
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races8.3%114

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 1.2%

0.8% 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, Saratoga High students are largely wealthy and rank 14th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman318
Sophomore345
Junior333
Senior362
Total1,378

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 5th in California

Students at Saratoga High scored an average 93% 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 1.3% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Boys90% to 94%*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*95% or more*
Black--
Hispanicless than 50%*50% or more*
Multiracial80% or more*80% or more*
White85% to 89%*95% or more*
With Disabilites40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1368

The average SAT score for Saratoga High students in 2016 was 1368.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 38th in California

522 out of 695 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (75%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 4% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 56th in California

Saratoga High offers 21 AP courses. 44 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Saratoga High had 557 taking AP exams with a 494 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 89% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 44% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

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

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.3%2
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%14
Boys0.9%7
Girls0.9%7

Location

Saratoga High
20300 Herriman Ave.
Saratoga, CA
95070
(408)867-3411

10 out of 10 1

District

Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High
Los Gatos, CA