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Sequoia High School

Public School | Grades 9-12 | Sequoia Union High
1201 Brewster Ave
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 367-9780

About This School

Sequoia High School is located in Redwood City, CA and is one of 8 high schools in Sequoia Union High School District. It is a public school that serves 1922 students in grades 9-12. See Sequoia High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Sequoia High School had an API growth score of 798 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Sequoia High School's 2012 base score was 766 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Sequoia High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

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Sequoia High School Reviews

By a Teacher on

It's a great place to work.  In 19 years of teaching in public schools, I've never met a kinder, more motivated staff, or more polite students. I wonder if those two go together?  I don't know.  All I know is I wouldn't go back to either of the schools I've worked at before.  I think I made a huge mistake allowing my son to go to our neighborhood public school two towns away.  He is not getting the quality education in a friendly environment that he could have received at Sequoia.  Live and learn.  I am proud to call Sequoia home!

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