11761 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Nevada Union High School serves 1,469 students in grades 9-12.
Nevada Union High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • 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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Attribute

School Overview

Nevada Union High School's student population of 1,469 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

Nevada Union High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nevada Union High School is 0.44, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2644 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
15%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
73%
22%
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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
0.44
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Nevada Union High School?

The graduation rate of Nevada Union High School is 95%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Nevada Union High School?

1,469 students attend Nevada Union High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

73% of Nevada Union High School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, 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 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Nevada Union High School offer ?

Nevada Union High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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