Nevada Union High School

Tel: (530)273-4431
Grades: 9-12

2,087 students

Nevada Union High School serves 2,087 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Nevada Union High School operates within the Nevada Joint Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,087 students
Nevada Union High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Nevada Union High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Nevada Union High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 22:1
Nevada Union High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Nevada Union High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
1%
11%
Nevada Union High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
52%
Nevada Union High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Nevada Union High School Black (2001-2012)
White
84%
26%
Nevada Union High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nevada Union High School Sch Ethnicity Nevada Union High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.29 0.42
Nevada Union High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families 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.
17%
10%
Nevada Union High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families 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
n/a
Nevada Union High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,472 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Nevada Joint Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 3,472 1,671
Nevada Joint Union High School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Nevada Joint Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2007)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $19 MM
Nevada Joint Union High School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $18 MM
Nevada Joint Union High School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,433 $11,099
Nevada Joint Union High School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,095 $10,975
Nevada Joint Union High School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nu Technical High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ncsos 3r Community Day (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ncsos K-8 County Community Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Grass Valley Nu Technical High School
    Alternative School
    11761 Ridge Rd
    Grass Valley , CA 95945
    (530)273-4431
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Grass Valley Sierra Academy Of Expeditionary Learning
    Charter School
    11645 Ridge Rd
    Grass Valley , CA 95945
    (530)273-3351
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Grass Valley William & Marian Ghidotti High School
    Alternative School
    250 Sierra College Dr
    Grass Valley , CA 95945
    (530)274-5270
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  176  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Grass Valley Bitney College Preparatory High School
    Charter School
    135 Joerschke Dr
    Grass Valley , CA 95945
    (530)477-1235
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Nevada City Ncsos 3r Community Day
    Alternative School
    470 Searls Ave
    Nevada City , CA 95959
    (530)478-6400
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Grass Valley, CA public schools have a 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. of 0.27, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Grass Valley is Hennessy Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.