Glendale Unified School District

223 N. Jackson St.
Glendale, CA 91206-4334
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 8 public high schools serving 8,233 students in Glendale Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Glendale Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Glendale Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
34 Schools
2,819 Schools
# Students
24,161 Students
2,202,926 Students
# Teachers
1,110 Teachers
101,134 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.59
0.64
# American Indian Students
26 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3,750 Students
253,504 Students
% Asian Students
16%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,860 Students
1,210,360 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
55%
# Black Students
261 Students
118,808 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
14,317 Students
492,258 Students
% White Students
59%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
911 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,950
24,268
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,773
22,398
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,791
23,183
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,861
23,195
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,917
23,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,882
23,640
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,881
31,567
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,796
40,814
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,747
43,546
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,813
484,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,804
494,744
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,916
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,030
489,782
# 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 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 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 High 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.
Jewel City Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
440 W. Lomita
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 549-4812
Grades: 7-10
| 3 students
Rank: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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
| 132 students
Rank: #88.
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

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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%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 53% (Top 10%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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