Los Altos High School
, established in 1954, is a public school located in the affluent Silicon Valley suburb
of Los Altos
. It has generally demonstrated a high level of academic achievement. The student-teacher ratios at Los Altos High School are considerably lower than the state average.
Los Altos High School is one of the three MVLA School District public high schools
, the other schools being Mountain View High School
and Alta Vista High School
. The main feeder schools
are Egan Junior High School
and Crittenden Middle School
. Since 2005, the school principal
has been Wynne Satterwhite. The previous principal, George Perez, left in 2004.
Los Altos High School was established in 1954 on the site of an orchard
. Initially, Los Altos High School served the mostly white, middle to upper class populations of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. During 1982 redistricting efforts, the district closed its oldest high school, Mountain View High School, which was located on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View. Awalt High School was then renamed Mountain View High School, while Los Altos High School replaced its Knight mascot with the Eagle mascot from the old Mountain View High School. The district reaches from Los Altos through Mountain View to San Francisco Bay in the north.
The two remaining district high schools now draw equally from wealthy and working-class families and... Read More