Grossmont High School

1100 Murray Dr,

La Mesa, CA, 91944-1043

Tel: (619)668-6000
Grades: 9-12

2,602 students

Grossmont High School serves 2,602 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Grossmont High School operates within the Grossmont Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2602 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,602 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
22:1
American Indian
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1%
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
33%
52%
Black
6%
7%
White
50%
26%
Unknown
8%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.64
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program. n/a
10%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,471 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Grossmont Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
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Number of Students Managed 23,471
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Graduation Rate n/a
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grossmont Union High Special Education Program (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eje Middle Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eje Elementary Academy Charter (0.9 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended August 10, 2013 - I just graduated from this school and i really loved it. By far it was the best school i have ever been to and i've tried different high schools, but this school truly is an awesome school to go to. Of course every school has there pros and cons, but no school is perfect! I recommend going to this school you will have an incredible experience. :) - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended June 08, 2010 - Grossmont is a poor excuse for a high school. One of my kids commented about this school saying, Education is about power, not about teaching. This sums up Grossmont and the way it is run. The year after it was made Distinguished School honor, all the programs that gave it that honor were cut. So much for the students. The principal has her favorites, and the teachers use that style as well, for example in drama, sports, and ASB. It is NOT an environment that fosters achievement, but rather one that fosters favoritism, nepotism, and fear. Please go to a different school - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 24, 2010 - Grossmont used to be a good school, but not anymore. It qualified to get a Distinguished School award from the State, but once that was achieved, all the programs that it used to get the honor were dropped. Standards have been lowered, and very few AP classes are offered. - Posted by Parent

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