Glendale Unified School District

223 N. Jackson St.
Glendale, CA 91206-4334
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Glendale 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 10%)
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 34 public schools serving 24,161 students in Glendale Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Glendale Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
34 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
24,161 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,110 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Glendale Unified School District, which is ranked #122 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 92% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#122 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Glendale Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Glendale 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Glendale 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.
Graduation Rate
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Glendale Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.63
# American Indian Students
26 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3,750 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
16%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,860 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
56%
# Black Students
261 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
14,317 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
59%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
911 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,950
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,773
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,791
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,861
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,917
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,882
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,881
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,796
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,747
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,813
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,804
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,916
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,030
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,628 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,111 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$402 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Glendale 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
$389 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Glendale 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
$16,628
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Glendale Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,111
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Glendale Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Glendale Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4747 New York Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-8324
Grades: 9-12
| 1,191 students
Rank: #22.
Crescenta Valley High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2900 Comm Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 249-5871
Grades: 9-12
| 2,497 students
Rank: #33.
Glendale High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1440 E. Brd.way
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 242-3161
Grades: 9-12
| 1,954 students
Rank: #44.
Verdugo Academy
Alternative School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4717 Dunsmore Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 548-0740
Grades: K-12
| 921 students
Rank: #55.
Herbert Hoover High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
651 Glenwood Rd.
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 242-6801
Grades: 9-12
| 1,412 students
Rank: #66.
Daily (Allan F.) High (continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
220 N. Kenwood
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 247-4805
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
Rank: n/an/a
4310 New York Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 249-1863
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: n/an/a
1844 Bel Aire Dr.
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 241-1801
Grades: K-6
| 787 students
Rank: n/an/a
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Reading: 60-79%
1610 Lake St.
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 243-1809
Grades: K-6
| 580 students
Rank: n/an/a
120 E. Cerritos Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 244-7207
Grades: K-6
| 454 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cloud Preschool
4444 Cloud Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 249-1414
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
College View
Special Education School
1700 E. Mountain St.
Glendale, CA 91207
(818) 246-8363
Grades: K-12
| 132 students
Rank: n/an/a
425 W. Milford St.
Glendale, CA 91203
(818) 242-7722
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: n/an/a
4717 Dunsmore Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-1758
Grades: K-6
| 537 students
Rank: n/an/a
700 Glenwood Rd.
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 244-8414
Grades: 6-8
| 1,052 students
Rank: n/an/a
2015 E. Glenoaks Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 242-3747
Grades: K-6
| 460 students
Rank: n/an/a
501 E. Acacia Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 246-2421
Grades: K-5
| 560 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jewel City Community Day
Alternative School
440 W. Lomita
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 549-4812
Grades: 7-10
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
3320 Las Palmas Ave.
Glendale, CA 91208
(818) 249-3241
Grades: K-6
| 586 students
Rank: n/an/a
1201 E. Brd.way
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 242-6834
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: n/an/a
912 S. Chevy Chase Dr.
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 241-4848
Grades: K-6
| 700 students
Rank: n/an/a
4343 La Crescenta Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 249-3187
Grades: K-6
| 412 students
Rank: n/an/a
730 Glenwood Rd.
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 244-2113
Grades: K-5
| 852 students
Rank: n/an/a
2620 Orange Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-2617
Grades: K-6
| 674 students
Rank: n/an/a
2307 Mountain Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-7766
Grades: K-6
| 534 students
Rank: n/an/a
440 W. Lomita Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 246-0450
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
744 E. Doran St.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 241-2164
Grades: K-5
| 867 students
Rank: n/an/a
4725 Rosemont Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-4224
Grades: 7-8
| 1,159 students
Rank: n/an/a
222 E. Acacia Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 242-6845
Grades: 6-8
| 785 students
Rank: n/an/a
435 S. Pacific Ave.
Glendale, CA 91204
(818) 241-1807
Grades: K-6
| 813 students
Rank: n/an/a
1540 Fifth St.
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 243-4279
Grades: K-6
| 673 students
Rank: n/an/a
4900 Maryland Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 236-3771
Grades: K-6
| 448 students
Rank: n/an/a
1751 N. Verdugo Rd.
Glendale, CA 91208
(818) 241-2433
Grades: K-6
| 625 students
Rank: n/an/a
1221 Monterey Rd.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 244-8145
Grades: 6-8
| 1,026 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Glendale Unified School District?
Glendale Unified School District manages 34 public schools serving 24,161 students.
What is the rank of Glendale Unified School District?
Glendale Unified School District is ranked #122 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 20%) 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 math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Glendale Unified School District?
59% of Glendale Unified School District students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Glendale Unified School District?
Glendale Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What is Glendale Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,111 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 34 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 24,161 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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