Glendale High School

  • Glendale High School serves 2,433 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Glendale High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Glendale High School operates within the Glendale Unified School District.
  • Glendale Unified School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Glendale High School's student population of 2433 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,433 students
Gender %Glendale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
Students by GradeGlendale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Glendale High School is ranked within the top 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 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Glendale High School is 0.63, which is more 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)
35%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
16%
11%
Hispanic
36%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
47%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsGlendale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.41
Graduation Rate
94%
83%
Glendale High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Glendale High School is Glendale Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Glendale Unified School District's student population of 26,052 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 88% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,850 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,250 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameGlendale Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    34
    4
    Number of Students Managed26,0521,585
    Glendale Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    93%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$284 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$268 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,850$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,250$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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