Grant Union High School

1400 Grand Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95838
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Grant Union High School serves 2,088 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,088 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Grant Union High School's student population of 2,088 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,088 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Grant Union High School is 0.64, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
15%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grant Union High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
56%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grant Union High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
17%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Grant Union High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grant Union High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Grant Union High School often compared to?
Grant Union High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Highlands High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Grant Union High School?
The graduation rate of Grant Union High School is 91%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Grant Union High School?
2,088 students attend Grant Union High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Grant Union High School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 15% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are White, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Grant Union High School?
Grant Union High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Grant Union High School offer ?
Grant Union High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Grant Union High School part of?
Grant Union High School is part of Twin Rivers Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,088 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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