Gonzales High School serves 869 students in grades 9-12.
Gonzales 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 869 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Graduation Rate: 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Gonzales High School's student population of 869 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gonzales High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gonzales High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2158 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gonzales High School's ranking?
Gonzales High School is ranked #2158 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gonzales High School?
The graduation rate of Gonzales High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Gonzales High School?
869 students attend Gonzales High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Gonzales High School students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gonzales High School?
Gonzales High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Gonzales High School offer ?
Gonzales High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Gonzales High School part of?
Gonzales High School is part of Gonzales Unified School District.
I graduated in 1969 from GHS, lots of beautiful memories. I still stay in touch with friends from that class. I now live in El Paso, Tx. but heart is still in Gonzales. Arroyo Seco where we cut school and went out there to party. I highly recommend this high school for its highe academic courses, it prepared me for life. George Gonzales Mtz
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