Top 100 Best High Schools 2013 – Saratoga High School – Newsweek – 81/100
Saratoga High School
School Classification: O
AVG SAT: 1959
AVG ACT: –
AVG AP SCORE:4.1
NEWSWEEK SCORE: 3.6
20300 Herriman Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070, United States
Saratoga High School is a high school in Saratoga, California, United States, part of the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District.The school is jointly accredited by the California Department of Education and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Student enrollment averages around 1350. According to US News, Saratoga High is ranked #93 amongst public high schools in America based on AP test scores.
Saratoga High is locally known for its rigorous academic program. 98% of graduates go on to college or technical school. In 2005, 98% of the students took the SAT with a mean of 1283. In 2006, 908 AP exams were taken with 89% receiving qualifying scores. 23% of the class of 2007 were semifinalists or commended students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. In 2003, the school’s California State Academic Performance Index (API) score was 911, the leading score among all comprehensive public schools in the State of California. The school’s 2005 API score was 914, its 2009 API score was 933, and its 2010 API score was 931. In recent 8 years, five Saratoga High alumni have been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship. Most recently, SHS won California Distinguished School in years 2009 and 2013.
As of 2013, University of California Berkeley, Harvard University, Stanford University, and Yale University receive dozens of Saratoga graduates every year.