Nevada Union High School

11761 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Nevada Union High School serves 1,477 students in grades 9-12.
Nevada Union High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nevada Union High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Nevada Union High School's student population of 1,477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Nevada Union High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Nevada Union High School is 0.45, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#651 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
17%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
72%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nevada Union High School's ranking?
Nevada Union High School is ranked #651 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Nevada Union High School often compared to?
Nevada Union High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bear River High School, William & Marian Ghidotti High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nevada Union High School?
The graduation rate of Nevada Union High School is 91%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Nevada Union High School?
1,477 students attend Nevada Union High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Nevada Union High School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nevada Union High School?
Nevada Union High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Nevada Union High School offer ?
Nevada Union High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Nevada Union High School part of?
Nevada Union High School is part of Nevada Joint Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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