Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District

Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District

Los Gatos High School is a comprehensive public high school on the southern tip of Silicon Valley. The current enrollment is approximately 2,100 students. The LGHS strategic focus goals include three major areas: relevant and engaging learning experiences

Los Gatos High School offers academically challenging courses. Five units are awarded for each semester class. Classes meet for 90-minute periods on alternating block days. Students may take up to six classes with a seventh period available for athletics and limited course options. Grades and units are assigned in January and June. During each 18-week semester, students may take a maximum of 35 units.

Honors & Advanced Placement Courses

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Graduation Requirements

  • Subject Area # Units
    English 40
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  • Statistics

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    Grading

    Academic weighted, four-point system, grade point average: A = 4 B = 3 C = 2 D = 1 F = 0

    • Includes all courses in grades 9-12, except PE/Sports and Teacher/Office Assistant (TA/OA)
    • One extra point is given for each 9th-12th grade Honors/Advanced Placement course with a C- or higher grade.
    College Choice
    Type 2016 2017 2018
    2-Year Colleges 23% 24% 25%
    4-Year Colleges 70% 65% 71%
    Total College 93% 87% 96%
    College Attendance
    School School Type # Students
    University of California
    Berkeley
    9
     
    Davis
    8
     
    Irvine
    3
     
    Los Angeles
    7
    California State Univesity
    Cal Poly Pomona
    2
     
    Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
    18
     
    SF State
    4
    California Private
    Academy of Art
    1
     
    St. Mary's
    1
     
    Stanford University
    2
    Out-of-State Private
    Boston University
    2
     
    Brown University
    1
     
    Duke University
    2
     
    Harvard University
    5
     
    Princeton
    1
    2-Year College
    Bellvue Citty College
    1
     
    Santa Barbara City College
    8
    Out-of-State Public
    Arizona State University
    4
     
    University of Colorado, Boulder
    12
     
    University of Oregon
    13
     
    Washington State
    2
    International
    Oxford University
    1
     
    University of British Columbia
    2
    Other
    Trade School
    1
     
    Military
    1
    SAT Reasoning Data
      2016 2017 2018
    Critical Reading/Evidence Based Writing 326/575 348/634 333/630
    Math 326/604 348/642 333/641
    Exam Subject 2016 2017 2018
    Literature 63/637 70/617 56/694
    U.S. History 63/637 70/617 56/694
    Math Level II 63/637 70/617 56/694
    Chemistry 63/637 70/617 56/694
    Physics 63/637 70/617 56/694
    ACT Data
    Exam Subject 2016 2017 2017
    English 253/27.1 253/27.1 253/27.1
    Math 253/27.1 253/27.1 253/27.1
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