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Glendora High


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,597
Best High School in California
#121
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Glendora Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)963-5731
 Location 1600 E. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, CA 91741
Charter School No

Glendora High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 121st in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Glendora High student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White47.4%1,230
Black1.7%44
Hispanic37.8%982
Asian Pacific8.7%225
Native American Indian0.3%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%6
Two or more races4%103

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 13.2%

15.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Glendora High students are largely upper income and rank 167th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman744
Sophomore653
Junior580
Senior591
Total2,597

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 132nd in California

Students at Glendora High scored an average 66% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 11.4% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% to 54%*80% to 84%*
Boys50% to 54%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*80% to 89%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic40% to 44%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*80% or more*
White55% to 59%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites10% or less*20% to 29%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1157

The average SAT score for Glendora High students in 2016 was 1157.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 241st in California

468 out of 1,171 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (40%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 20% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 99th in California

Glendora High offers 19 AP courses. 20 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 46% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Glendora High had 482 taking AP exams with a 401 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 83% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 20% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%6
Boys0.5%6
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.3%4
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%43
Boys2.5%31
Girls1%12

Location

Glendora High
1600 E. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, CA
91741
(626)963-5731

10 out of 10 1

District

Glendora Unified
Glendora, CA