Grossmont Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 16,934 students in Grossmont Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Grossmont Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Grossmont Union High School District are Grossmont Middle College High School, Valhalla High School and West Hills High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Grossmont Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Grossmont Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Grossmont Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
15 Schools
10,289 Schools
# Students
16,934 Students
5,950,762 Students
# Teachers
719 Teachers
264,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Grossmont Union High School District, which is ranked #800 of all 1,873 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 83% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#815 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grossmont Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grossmont Union High  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)
55%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grossmont Union High  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
83%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Grossmont Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.63
# American Indian Students
163 Students
28,341 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
671 Students
702,306 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,457 Students
3,302,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
56%
# Black Students
934 Students
306,500 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
7,794 Students
1,289,869 Students
% White Students
46%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
116 Students
25,742 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
799 Students
294,082 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
457,990
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
423,037
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
429,215
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
436,003
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
443,754
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
446,040
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
437,468
# Students in 7th Grade:
4
457,337
# Students in 8th Grade:
3
464,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,343
499,546
# Students in 10th Grade:
4,204
493,556
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,050
477,454
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,330
484,575
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,752 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,753 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$318 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Grossmont Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$301 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Grossmont Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,752
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grossmont Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,753
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grossmont Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Grossmont Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grossmont Middle College High School
Alternative School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8800 Grossmont College Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 644-7524
Grades: 11-12
| 72 students
Rank: #22.
Valhalla High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1725 Hillsdale Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 593-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,150 students
Rank: #33.
West Hills High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8756 Mast Blvd.
Santee, CA 92071
(619) 956-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,660 students
Rank: #44.
Santana High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9915 N. Magnolia Ave.
Santee, CA 92071
(619) 956-0211
Grades: 9-12
| 1,776 students
Rank: #55.
Grossmont High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(4)
1100 Murray Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 668-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,305 students
Rank: #66.
Merit Academy
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 956-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
Rank: #77.
Granite Hills High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1719 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 593-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,338 students
Rank: #88.
El Capitan High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10410 Ashwood St.
Lakeside, CA 92040
(619) 938-9100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,656 students
Rank: #99.
Monte Vista High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
3230 Sweetwater Springs Blvd.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 660-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,651 students
Rank: #1010.
Idea Center
Alternative School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-4332
Grades: 9-12
| 197 students
Rank: #1111.
Mount Miguel High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8585 Blossom Ln.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 664-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,354 students
Rank: #1212.
Chaparral High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
Rank: #1313.
El Cajon Valley High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1035 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 579-5855
Grades: 9-12
| 1,593 students
Rank: n/an/a
Elite Academy
Special Education School
230 Jamacha Blvd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3545
Grades: 9-12
| 50 students
Rank: n/an/a
Reach Academy
Special Education School
230 Jamacha Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 588-3580
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grossmont Union High
  • 1100 Murray Dr., El Cajon, CA, 92020-5664
  • (619) 644-8000
  • guhsd.net
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 16,934 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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