Mills High School

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Mills High School
Mills High School Logo.png
Address
400 Murchison Drive
Millbrae, California, San Mateo 94030
United States
Coordinates 37°35′37″N 122°23′24″W / 37.5937°N 122.3900°W / 37.5937; -122.3900Coordinates: 37°35′37″N 122°23′24″W / 37.5937°N 122.3900°W / 37.5937; -122.3900
Information
School type Public
Established 1958
School district San Mateo Union High School District
CEEB code 051972
Principal Pamela Duszynski
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,198 (2015–2016)[1]
Color(s) Scarlet and Gold         
Nickname Vikings
Newspaper The Thunderbolt
Website

Mills High School is a public high school in Millbrae, California, one of seven in the San Mateo Union High School District.

Mills was established in 1958. Mills High School has been named a California Distinguished School three times (1988, 1996, 2009).[2]

Academics[edit]

In 2012, Mills was granted a six-year accreditation through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. [3]

Mills has Advanced Placement course offerings. They consist of:[citation needed]

In 2015 it was ranked the 225th best public high school in the country by Newsweek.[4] In 2013 it was ranked 519th nationally by U.S. News & World Report.[5]

Statistics[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2015-2016[1]

  • 1,198 students: 612 Male (51.8%), 586 Female (48.2%)
Asian Hispanic White Filipino Two or More Races Pacific Islander African American American Indian Not Reported
580 205 168 130 86 26 2 1 0
48.4% 17.1% 14% 10.9% 7.2% 2.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0%

Standardized testing[edit]

SAT Scores for 2014–2015 [6]
Critical Reading Average Math Average Writing Average
Mills High 545 592 543
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
846 871 25

Athletics[edit]

Mills has a wide array of sports throughout the school year. In the fall, the sports are: Girls' Tennis, Girls' Golf, Water Polo, Cross Country, Football, and Volleyball. Winter sports include: Basketball, Soccer, and Wrestling. Spring sports consist of: Badminton, Baseball, Boys' Golf, Softball, Swimming, Boys' Tennis, and Track and Field.[citation needed]

Fall Winter Spring
Cross Country Basketball Badminton
Football Soccer Baseball
Girls' Golf Wrestling Boys' Golf
Girls' Tennis Boys' Tennis
Volleyball Softball
Water Polo Swimming
Track and Field

Notable alumni and faculty[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Enrollment by Ethnicity for 2015-16: Mills High School". California Department of Education. Retrieved September 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Distinguished School Awards". California Department of Education. Retrieved February 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "WASC: Mills High School Accreditation". Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "America's Top High Schools 2015". Newsweek. 
  5. ^ "Best High Schools-2013". U.S. News & World Report. Archived from the original on 2016-03-20. 
  6. ^ "SAT Report - 2014-15 District Level Scores". California Department of Education. Retrieved September 27, 2016. 
  7. ^ "2009 Base API School Report - Mills High". California Department of Education Assessment, Accountability and Awards Division. 
  8. ^ "2013 Growth API School Report - Mills High". California Department of Education Analysis, Measurement, & Accountability Reporting Division. 
  9. ^ "Player Bio: Paul Fanaika". Sun Devil Athletics. Archived from the original on February 14, 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "Biography: Larry Grenadier". 
  11. ^ "Famous Mills High School Alumni". Mills High School. Archived from the original on September 10, 2006. Retrieved 2006-06-20. 
  12. ^ "Tiger-Cats Football - Adam Tafralis". Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Retrieved 2006-10-12. 
  13. ^ "Astronaut Bio: James D. A. van Hoften". NASA. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 

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