Garden Grove Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 65 public schools serving 43,131 students in Garden Grove Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Garden Grove Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Garden Grove Unified School District are Ethan B. Allen Elementary School, Loyal Barker Elementary School and Patton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Garden Grove Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Garden Grove Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Garden Grove Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
65 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
43,131 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
1,753 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Garden Grove Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#367 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Garden Grove Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garden Grove Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garden Grove Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Garden Grove Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.64
# American Indian Students
34 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
15,453 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
36%
12%
# Hispanic Students
23,050 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
54%
# Black Students
247 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
3,272 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
8%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
234 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
841 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
3,457
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,758
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,966
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,950
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,185
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,279
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,434
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,478
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,377
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,560
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,394
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,516
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,777
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,706 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,676 is higher than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$634 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Garden Grove Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$719 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Garden Grove Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,706
$16,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Garden Grove Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,676
$16,124
This chart display average spending per public school student in Garden Grove Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Garden Grove Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ethan B. Allen Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
16200 Bushard St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 663-6228
Grades: K-6
| 758 students
Rank: #22.
Loyal Barker Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12565 Springdale St.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6164
Grades: K-6
| 415 students
Rank: #33.
Patton Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6861 Santa Rita Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6584
Grades: K-6
| 980 students
Rank: #44.
A. J. Cook Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9802 Woodbury Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6251
Grades: K-6
| 368 students
Rank: #55.
La Quinta High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10372 Mcfadden St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 663-6315
Grades: 9-12
| 2,211 students
Rank: #66.
Sarah Mcgarvin Intermediate
Math: 71% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9802 Bishop Pl.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 663-6218
Grades: 7-8
| 790 students
Rank: #77.
Susan B. Anthony Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
15320 Pickford St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 663-6104
Grades: K-6
| 360 students
Rank: #88.
Hilton D. Bell Intermediate
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12345 Springdale St.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6466
Grades: 7-8
| 624 students
Rank: #99.
Pacifica High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6851 Lampson Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6515
Grades: 9-12
| 1,660 students
Rank: #1010.
John Murdy Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
14851 Donegal Dr.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6405
Grades: K-6
| 462 students
Rank: #1111.
Excelsior Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10421 Woodbury Rd.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6106
Grades: K-6
| 463 students
Rank: #1212.
Thomas Paine Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15792 Ward St.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6118
Grades: K-6
| 477 students
Rank: #1313.
Sunnyside Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
9972 E. Russell Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6158
Grades: K-6
| 655 students
Rank: #1414.
Donald S. Jordan Intermediate
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9821 Woodbury Rd.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6124
Grades: 7-8
| 716 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Morningside Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10521 Morningside Dr.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6328
Grades: K-6
| 486 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Post Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14641 Ward St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 663-6354
Grades: K-6
| 473 students
Rank: #1717.
Enders Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12302 Springdale St.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6205
Grades: K-6
| 507 students
Rank: #1818.
R. F. Hazard Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4218 W. Hazard Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 663-6403
Grades: K-6
| 514 students
Rank: #1919.
Stanford Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
12721 Magnolia Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
(714) 663-6458
Grades: K-6
| 521 students
Rank: #2020.
Ethel M. Evans Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12281 Nelson St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6558
Grades: K-6
| 501 students
Rank: #2121.
Bolsa Grande High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9401 W.minster Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6424
Grades: 9-12
| 2,016 students
Rank: #2222.
Garden Park Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6562 Stanford Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6074
Grades: K-6
| 258 students
Rank: #2323.
Merton E. Hill Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9681 11th St.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6561
Grades: K-6
| 336 students
Rank: #2424.
Faylane Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11731 Morrie Ln.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6253
Grades: K-6
| 510 students
Rank: #2525.
Earl Warren Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12871 Estock Dr.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6331
Grades: K-6
| 493 students
Rank: #2626.
James Irvine Intermediate
Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10552 Hazard Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6551
Grades: 7-8
| 696 students
Rank: #2727.
Garden Grove High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11271 Stanford Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6115
Grades: 9-12
| 2,345 students
Rank: #2828.
Ocia A. Peters Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13162 Newhope St.
Garden Grove, CA 92843
(714) 663-6085
Grades: K-6
| 1,236 students
Rank: #2929.
Gilbert Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9551 Orangewood Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
(714) 663-6318
Grades: K-6
| 488 students
Rank: #3030.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12272 Wilken Way
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6266
Grades: K-6
| 488 students
Rank: #3131.
James Monroe Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16225 Newhope St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 663-6264
Grades: K-6
| 278 students
Rank: #3232.
John Marshall Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15791 Bushard St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 663-6528
Grades: K-6
| 436 students
Rank: #3333.
Louis Lake Intermediate
Math: 43% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10801 Orangewood Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6506
Grades: 7-8
| 580 students
Rank: #3434.
Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate
Math: 43% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10851 E. Lampson Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6366
Grades: 7-8
| 610 students
Rank: #3535.
Genevieve M. Crosby Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12181 W. St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6346
Grades: K-6
| 392 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 43,131 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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