La Canada High School

  • La Canada High School serves 2,085 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • La Canada High School's student population of 2,085 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,085 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Canada High School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Canada High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#136 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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Asian
29%
11%
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Hispanic
11%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
52%
24%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Canada High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.630.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
49%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Canada Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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I hate this school, the teachers are embarrassing, the education is the worst, the teachers do not explain anything and expect us to know everything. i Do NOT recommend this school for anyone who want a bright future i regret ever attending here in the first place.
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