John H. Glenn High School

13520 Shoemaker Ave.

Norwalk, CA 90650
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (562)868-0431
  • John H. Glenn High School serves 1,450 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (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 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • John H. Glenn 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 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • John H. Glenn High School operates within the Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District.
  • Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District's 94% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • John H. Glenn High School's student population of 1450 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,450 students
Gender %John H. Glenn High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Students by GradeJohn H. Glenn High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • John H. Glenn 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 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John H. Glenn High School is 0.17, 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)
14%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
91%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
3%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsJohn H. Glenn High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.41
Graduation Rate
93%
83%
John H. Glenn High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of John H. Glenn High School is Norwalk-la Mirada 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.
    • Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District's student population of 18,687 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 90% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,136 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 $11,372 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameNorwalk-la Mirada Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    28
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,6871,585
    Norwalk-la Mirada Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    94%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$220 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$225 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,136$11,049
    District Spending / Student$11,372$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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