Glendale Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 26,012 students in Glendale 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 Glendale Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Glendale Unified School District are Monte Vista Elementary School, Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School and Valley View Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Glendale Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Glendale 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
34 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
26,012 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
1,034 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Glendale Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 988 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 88% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#316 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Glendale Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.64
# American Indian Students
40 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
4,563 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
18%
12%
# Hispanic Students
5,507 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
54%
# Black Students
286 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
14,884 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
57%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
31 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
701 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
2,252
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,011
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,012
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,940
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,954
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,025
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,914
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,958
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,982
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,942
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,010
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,900
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,061
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
51
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,121 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,473 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$341 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$377 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,121
$15,969
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,473
$16,042
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Glendale Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Monte Vista Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2620 Orange Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-2617
Grades: K-6
| 819 students
Rank: #22.
Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4747 New York Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-8324
Grades: 9-12
| 1,122 students
Rank: #33.
Valley View Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4900 Maryland Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 236-3771
Grades: K-6
| 436 students
Rank: #44.
Mountain Avenue Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2307 Mountain Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-7766
Grades: K-6
| 560 students
Rank: #55.
Dunsmore Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4717 Dunsmore Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-1758
Grades: K-6
| 545 students
Rank: #66.
Rosemont Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4725 Rosemont Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 248-4224
Grades: 7-8
| 1,316 students
Rank: #77.
Horace Mann Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 E. Acacia Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 246-2421
Grades: K-5
| 656 students
Rank: #88.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1610 Lake St.
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 243-1809
Grades: K-6
| 634 students
Rank: #99.
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4310 New York Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 249-1863
Grades: K-6
| 502 students
Rank: #1010.
Mark Keppel Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
730 Glenwood Rd.
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 244-2113
Grades: K-5
| 1,042 students
Rank: #1111.
John C. Fremont Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3320 Las Palmas Ave.
Glendale, CA 91208
(818) 249-3241
Grades: K-6
| 661 students
Rank: #1212.
Verdugo Woodlands Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1751 N. Verdugo Rd.
Glendale, CA 91208
(818) 241-2433
Grades: K-6
| 809 students
Rank: #1313.
Crescenta Valley High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2900 Comm Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 249-5871
Grades: 9-12
| 2,645 students
Rank: #1414.
La Crescenta Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4343 La Crescenta Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(818) 249-3187
Grades: K-6
| 483 students
Rank: #1515.
R. D. White Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
744 E. Doran St.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 241-2164
Grades: K-5
| 929 students
Rank: #1616.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1540 Fifth St.
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 243-4279
Grades: K-6
| 683 students
Rank: #1717.
Balboa Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1844 Bel Aire Dr.
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 241-1801
Grades: K-6
| 830 students
Rank: #1818.
Verdugo Academy
Alternative School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4717 Dunsmore Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 548-0740
Grades: K-12
| 123 students
Rank: #1919.
Thomas Edison Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
435 S. Pacific Ave.
Glendale, CA 91204
(818) 241-1807
Grades: K-6
| 926 students
Rank: #2020.
Eleanor J. Toll Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 Glenwood Rd.
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 244-8414
Grades: 6-8
| 1,243 students
Rank: #2121.
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1221 Monterey Rd.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 244-8145
Grades: 6-8
| 1,267 students
Rank: #2222.
Glenoaks Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2015 E. Glenoaks Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 242-3747
Grades: K-6
| 535 students
Rank: #2323.
Cerritos Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
120 E. Cerritos Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 244-7207
Grades: K-6
| 398 students
Rank: #2424.
John Muir Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
912 S. Chevy Chase Dr.
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 241-4848
Grades: K-6
| 894 students
Rank: #2525.
John Marshall Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 E. Brd.way
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 242-6834
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #2626.
Theodore Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
222 E. Acacia Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 242-6845
Grades: 6-8
| 749 students
Rank: #2727.
Herbert Hoover High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
651 Glenwood Rd.
Glendale, CA 91202
(818) 242-6801
Grades: 9-12
| 1,637 students
Rank: #2828.
Glendale High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 E. Brd.way
Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 242-3161
Grades: 9-12
| 2,228 students
Rank: #2929.
Columbus Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
425 W. Milford St.
Glendale, CA 91203
(818) 242-7722
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #3030.
College View
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 E. Mountain St.
Glendale, CA 91207
(818) 246-8363
Grades: K-12
| 110 students
Rank: #3131.
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
| 158 students
Cloud Preschool
4444 Cloud Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 249-1414
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Jewel City Community Day
Alternative School
440 W. Lomita
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 549-4812
Grades: 7-10
| 11 students
440 W. Lomita Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 246-0450
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 26,012 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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