Hillsdale High School (San Mateo, California)

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Hillsdale High School
Hillsdale High School Logo.jpg
Address
3115 Del Monte Street

,
94403

United States
Coordinates37°31′57″N 122°18′46″W / 37.532403°N 122.312669°W / 37.532403; -122.312669Coordinates: 37°31′57″N 122°18′46″W / 37.532403°N 122.312669°W / 37.532403; -122.312669
Information
TypePublic Secondary
Established1955
PrincipalJeff Gilbert
Faculty77[1]
Grades9–12
Number of students1,385 (2016-2017)[2]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Columbia Blue, Scarlet Red
         
Athletics conferencePeninsula Athletic League
Team nameFighting Knights
RivalAragon High School
NewspaperHillsdale Scroll[3]
YearbookThe Hillsdale Shield
Website

Hillsdale High School is a public co-educational high school in San Mateo, California serving grades 9–12 as part of the San Mateo Union High School District. Hillsdale generally serves the residents of San Mateo and Foster City. The main feeder schools to Hillsdale are the Abbott, Bayside, Borel, and Bowditch Middle Schools.

Campus[edit]

SMUHSD residents approved Measure D[4] in 2000 and Measure M in 2006,[5] which directly funded the repair and modernization of District schools, including Hillsdale.

Statistics[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2015-2016[2] 1,375 students: 712 male (51.8%), 663 female (48.2%)

White Hispanic Asian Two or More Races Filipino Pacific Islander African American American Indian Not Reported
556 358 212 125 80 20 19 5 0
40.4% 26% 15.4% 9.1% 5.8% 1.5% 1.4% 0.4% 0%

Standardized testing[edit]

SAT Scores for 2014–2015[6]
Critical Reading Average Math Average Writing Average
Hillsdale High 524 554 520
District 544 570 544
Statewide 489 500 484
2013 Academic Performance Index
2009 Base API[7] 2013 Growth API[8] Growth in the API from 2009 to 2013
774 818 44

Athletics[edit]

Hillsdale participates in the Peninsula Athletics League (PAL) in the following sports:[9]

Awards[edit]

Hillsdale High School has received a number of awards and honors:


Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Profile 2011-12: Hillsdale High School". California Department of Education. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Enrollment by Ethnicity for 2015-16: Hillsdale High School". California Department of Education. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  3. ^ Hillsdale Scroll
  4. ^ Measure D: San Mateo Union High School District Bonds For Repair and Renovation - San Mateo County, CA
  5. ^ http://smuhsd.ca.schoolloop.com/file/1220710917877/1219362004947/4309626863391656666.pdf
  6. ^ "SAT Report - 2014-15 District Level Scores". California Department of Education. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  7. ^ "2009 Base API School Report - Hillsdale High". California Department of Education Assessment, Accountability and Awards Division.
  8. ^ "2013 Growth API School Report - Hillsdale High". California Department of Education Analysis, Measurement, & Accountability Reporting Division.
  9. ^ "Peninsula Athletic League". Retrieved December 30, 2009.
  10. ^ a b c "Hillsdale High School History".
  11. ^ "Blue Ribbon Schools Program, p.11" (PDF). U.S. Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 30, 2014.
  12. ^ 2007 Distinguished Middle and High Schools - California Distinguished Schools Program (CA Dept of Education)
  13. ^ "Hillsdale wins state Mock Trial". The Daily Journal. March 23, 2010.
  14. ^ America's Best High Schools 2011 - Newsweek and The Daily Beast
  15. ^ "2016 Recipients - Schools of Opportunity". April 4, 2017.
  16. ^ Sue Lempert (28 July 2014). "Famous local high school graduates". San Mateo Daily Journal.

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