Ganesha High School

  • Ganesha High School serves 1,059 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Ganesha High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Ganesha High School operates within the Pomona Unified School District.
  • Pomona Unified School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Ganesha High School's student population of 1059 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,059 students
Gender %Ganesha High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Students by GradeGanesha High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Ganesha High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ganesha High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
93%
54%
Black
4%
6%
White
1%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsGanesha High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.130.41
Graduation Rate
89%
83%
Ganesha High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Ganesha High School is Pomona Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pomona Unified School District's student population of 24,654 students has decreased by 9% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 77% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,667 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,163 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePomona Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    42
    4
    Number of Students Managed24,6541,585
    Pomona Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    79%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$344 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$358 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,667$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,163$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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