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California Department of Education    
School Report - Demographics Characteristics California Department of Education
2005 Academic Performance Index (API) Base Report Policy and Evaluation Division
Revised December 21, 2006
School:  Los Altos High
LEA:  Mountain View-Los Altos Union
County:  Santa Clara
CDS Code:  43-69609-4334116
School Type:  High
    (An LEA is a school district or county office of education.)

School Demographic Characteristics
These data are from the October 2004 California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) data collection and the 2005 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program student answer document.
  Ethnic/Racial (STAR) Percent
   African American (not of Hispanic origin) 3
   American Indian or Alaska Native 0
   Asian 17
   Filipino 3
   Hispanic or Latino 23
   Pacific Islander 1
   White (not of Hispanic origin) 53
These percentages may not sum to 100 due to responses of: other, multiple, declined to state, or non-response.
  Participants in Free or
 Reduced-Price Lunch

NEW  Participants in Full Day Reduced
 Class Size Program

NEW  Participants in Gifted and Talented
 Education Program

NEW  Participants in Migrant Education Program (STAR) 0

  English Learners (STAR) 10

NEW  Reclassified Fluent-English-Proficient
 (RFEP) Students

NEW  Students with Disabilities (STAR) 9
    School, Prior Year (STAR) 4
  This is the percentage of students who first attended the school in the current year. Students in the lowest grade are excluded. These data may not match numbers on other reports for middle and high schools.
    School, CBEDS Date (STAR) 96
    LEA, CBEDS Date (STAR) 97
  These are the percentages of students who were counted as part of the school's or LEA's enrollment on the October 2004 CBEDS data collection and who have been continously enrolled since that date.
  Fully-Credentialed Teachers (CBEDS) 93
  Teachers with Emergency Credentials (CBEDS) 7
NEW  Enrollments* (STAR) Percent
     Grade 2 0
     Grades 3-5 0
     Grade 6 0
     Grades 7-8 0
     Grades 9-11 100
  *This is a percentage of all enrollments in grades 2-11.
  Parent Education Level (STAR)
     Percentage with a response* 97
     Of those with a response:
       Not a high school graduate 16
       High school graduate 9
       Some college 13
       College graduate 19
       Graduate school 43
  *This number is the percentage of student answer documents with stated parent education level information.
  Average Parent Education Level (STAR) 3.64
  The average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  Average Class Size (CBEDS)
   Grades Average
     K-3 N/A
     4-6 N/A
     Core academic courses 26
     in departmentalized programs
  Enrollment in Grades 2-11 on First Day of Testing (STAR) 1278
  Students Exempted from STAR Testing
  Per Parent Written Request
  Number of Students Tested (STAR) 1278
  Multi-track, Year-round School (CBEDS) No