Garden Grove Unified School District

10331 Stanford Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92840-6351
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

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%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 66 public schools serving 38,529 students in Garden Grove Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Garden Grove Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
66 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
38,529 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,658 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Garden Grove Unified School District, which is ranked #238 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#238 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Garden Grove Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
38%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
65%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.63
# American Indian Students
30 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
13,954 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
36%
12%
# Hispanic Students
20,535 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
56%
# Black Students
221 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,449 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
6%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
164 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,159 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,821
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,450
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,619
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,724
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,765
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,694
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,968
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,893
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,123
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,219
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,421
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,405
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,427
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,503 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,436 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$713 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$672 MM
$107,188 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,503
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Garden Grove Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,436
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Garden Grove Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Garden Grove Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

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
| 620 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
| 452 students
Rank: #33.
La Quinta High School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10372 Mcfadden St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 663-6315
Grades: 9-12
| 2,122 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 846 students
Rank: #55.
A. G. 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
| 348 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
| 721 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
| 342 students
Rank: #88.
Bolsa Grande High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9401 W.minster Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6424
Grades: 9-12
| 1,731 students
Rank: #99.
John Murdy Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 70% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14851 Donegal Dr.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6405
Grades: K-6
| 583 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 404 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 424 students
Rank: #1212.
Sunnyside Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 70% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9972 E. Russell Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6158
Grades: K-6
| 531 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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
| 381 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Post Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 65% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14641 Ward St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 663-6354
Grades: K-6
| 372 students
Rank: #1515.
Pacifica High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6851 Lampson Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6515
Grades: 9-12
| 1,648 students
Rank: #1616.
Garden Grove High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11271 Stanford Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6115
Grades: 9-12
| 2,265 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
| 388 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
| 378 students
Rank: #1919.
Stanford Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 65% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12721 Magnolia Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
(714) 663-6458
Grades: K-6
| 511 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
| 422 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 239 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 427 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 475 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Donald S. Jordan Intermediate
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9821 Woodbury Rd.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 663-6124
Grades: 7-8
| 621 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Hilton D. Bell Intermediate
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12345 Springdale St.
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 663-6466
Grades: 7-8
| 615 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Mark Twain Special Center
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11802 Loara St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6050
Grades: K-12
| 68 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 940 students
Rank: #2828.
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
| 474 students
Rank: #2929.
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
| 553 students
Rank: #3030.
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
| 510 students
Rank: #3131.
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
| 328 students
Rank: #3232.
Louis G. Zeyen Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12081 S. Magnolia St.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
(714) 663-6535
Grades: K-6
| 238 students
Rank: #3333.
Alamitos Intermediate
(Math: 46% | Reading: 59% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12381 Dale St.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
(714) 663-6101
Grades: 7-8
| 639 students
Rank: #3434.
Agnes Ware Stanley Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 53% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12201 Elmwood Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 663-6484
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #3535.
Rosita Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 52% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4726 Hazard Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 663-6418
Grades: K-6
| 378 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Garden Grove Unified School District?
Garden Grove Unified School District manages 66 public schools serving 38,529 students.
What is the rank of Garden Grove Unified School District?
Garden Grove Unified School District is ranked #238 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Garden Grove Unified School District?
53% of Garden Grove Unified School District students are Hispanic, 36% of students are Asian, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Garden Grove Unified School District?
Garden Grove Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Garden Grove Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,436 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 66 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 38,529 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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