Grossmont Union High School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 21,414 students in Grossmont Union High School District. Grossmont Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Grossmont Union High School District are Helix High School, Grossmont Middle College High School and West Hills High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Grossmont Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameGrossmont Union High School District
School District Websitehttp://www.guhsd.net/
School District Phone Number(619) 644-8000
School District Grades Offered09 - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools17 Schools10,340 Schools
# of Students21,414 Students6,196,703 Students
# of Teachers854 Teachers264,729 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1

District Comparison

Grossmont Union High School District, which is ranked #266 of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#506 out of 989 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grossmont Union High  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.660.64
# of American Indian Students118 Students32,926 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students798 Students719,396 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# of Hispanic Students8,562 Students3,365,353 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
54%
# of Black Students1,401 Students337,524 Students
% Black Students
7%
5%
# of White Students8,864 Students1,437,151 Students
% White Students
41%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students111 Students28,774 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students1,560 Students272,907 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 530,203
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 456,747
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 454,171
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 445,898
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 465,107
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 470,483
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 484,469
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 474,250
# of Students in 8th Grade:2471,776
# of Students in 9th Grade:5,409493,492
# of Students in 10th Grade:5,165481,781
# of Students in 11th Grade:5,195473,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:5,386486,497
# of Ungraded Students:2578,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,221 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,683 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$305 MM$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$293 MM$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,221$15,053
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,683$14,597
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 2016-17 school year data.

Grossmont Union High School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Helix High School Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7323 Univ Ave.
    La Mesa, CA 91941
    (619) 466-4194

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,465 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Grossmont Middle College High School Alternative School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8800 Grossmont College Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 644-7524

    Grades: 11-12 | 72 students
  • Rank: #33.
    West Hills High School Math: 47% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8756 Mast Blvd.
    Santee, CA 92071
    (619) 956-0400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,723 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Santana High School Math: 49% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9915 N. Magnolia Ave.
    Santee, CA 92071
    (619) 956-0211

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,584 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Steele Canyon High School Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12440 Campo Rd.
    Spring Valley, CA 91978
    (619) 660-3550

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,195 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Valhalla High School Math: 40% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1725 Hillsdale Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 593-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,125 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Grossmont High School Math: 37% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1100 Murray Dr.
    La Mesa, CA 91944
    (619) 668-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,219 students
  • Rank: #88.
    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: #99.
    Monte Vista High School Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3230 Sweetwater Springs Blvd.
    Spring Valley, CA 91977
    (619) 660-3000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,640 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    El Capitan High School Math: 24% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10410 Ashwood St.
    Lakeside, CA 92040
    (619) 938-9100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,675 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Granite Hills High School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1719 E. Madison Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 593-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,290 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    El Cajon Valley High School Math: 15% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1035 E. Madison Ave.
    El Cajon, CA 92021
    (619) 579-5855

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,838 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Mount Miguel High School Math: 10% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8585 Blossom Ln.
    Spring Valley, CA 91977
    (619) 664-8400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,205 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Idea Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    (619) 956-4332

    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    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 | 73 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Merit Academy Special Education School
    1600 N. Cuyamaca St.
    La Mesa, CA 91944
    (619) 956-0600

    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Reach Academy Special Education School
    230 Jamacha Rd.
    La Mesa, CA 91944
    (619) 588-3580

    Grades: 9-12 | 39 students
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