La Canada High School serves 2,058 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 2,058 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

La Canada High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

La Canada High School's student population of 2,058 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
2,058 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of La Canada High School is 0.66, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
82%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
89%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Canada 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
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
31%
12%
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Hispanic
11%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
48%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
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
0.66
This chart display the diversity score of La Canada High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of La Canada High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Canada High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Canada High School's ranking?

La Canada High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

82% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of La Canada High School?

The graduation rate of La Canada High School is 98%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend La Canada High School?

2,058 students attend La Canada High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

48% of La Canada High School students are White, 31% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of La Canada High School?

La Canada High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does La Canada High School offer ?

La Canada High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12

What school district is La Canada High School part of?

La Canada High School is part of La Canada Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   10/13/2021
The teachers are all nice and supportive. They are very good at teaching the subjects, and the school offers a LOT of extracurricular activities. Tip: Don't read the reviews, most are biased.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Lucas
3   3/20/2020
The pressure of this school makes me cry, but at least they are trying to make it better.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Uh Oh
2   10/11/2010
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - angel

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 2,058 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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