Grossmont Union High School District

1100 Murray Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020-5664
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 17,044 students in Grossmont Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, 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 31% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 56% 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
15 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
17,044 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
753 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Grossmont Union High School District, which is ranked #437 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 79% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#425 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grossmont Union High  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
31%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
60%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
79%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.65
0.63
# American Indian Students
169 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
699 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,764 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
56%
# Black Students
919 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
7,514 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
44%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
109 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
869 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
3
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,185
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
4,327
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,119
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,410
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,350 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,210 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$364 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$345 MM
$107,188 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,350
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grossmont Union High  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
$20,210
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grossmont Union High  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 Grossmont Union High School District Public Schools (2024)

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
| 66 students
Rank: #22.
Valhalla High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1725 Hillsdale Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 593-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,053 students
Rank: #33.
West Hills High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8756 Mast Blvd.
Santee, CA 92071
(619) 956-0400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,618 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Chaparral High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Merit Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 956-0600
Grades: 9-12
| 67 students
Rank: #66.
Reach Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
230 Jamacha Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 588-3580
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
Rank: #77.
Elite Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
230 Jamacha Blvd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3545
Grades: 9-12
| 44 students
Rank: #88.
Grossmont High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 Murray Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91944
(619) 668-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,291 students
Rank: #99.
Monte Vista High School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3230 Sweetwater Springs Blvd.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 660-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,715 students
Rank: #1010.
Granite Hills High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1719 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 593-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,366 students
Rank: #1111.
Mount Miguel High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8585 Blossom Ln.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 664-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,472 students
Rank: #1212.
Santana High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9915 N. Magnolia Ave.
Santee, CA 92071
(619) 956-0211
Grades: 9-12
| 1,754 students
Rank: #1313.
El Capitan High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10410 Ashwood St.
Lakeside, CA 92040
(619) 938-9100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,809 students
Rank: #1414.
El Cajon Valley High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1035 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 579-5855
Grades: 9-12
| 1,589 students
Rank: #1515.
Idea Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 956-4332
Grades: 9-12
| 146 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Grossmont Union High School District?
Grossmont Union High School District manages 15 public schools serving 17,044 students.
What is the rank of Grossmont Union High School District?
Grossmont Union High School District is ranked #437 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 50%) 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: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Grossmont Union High School District?
44% of Grossmont Union High School District students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Grossmont Union High School District?
Grossmont Union High School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Grossmont Union High School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,210 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 17,044 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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