Granite Bay High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Roseville Joint Union High
Type Public
 Phone (916)786-8676
 Location 1 Grizzly Way
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Charter School No

Granite Bay High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 18th in the best public high schools in California.



The Granite Bay High student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific12.7%264
Native American Indian0.2%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races7.5%157

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 5.4%

7.1% 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, Granite Bay High students are largely wealthy and rank 68th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 37th in California

Students at Granite Bay High scored an average 79% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls75% to 79%*85% to 89%*
Boys70% to 74%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 89%*90% or more*
Hispanic60% to 69%*70% to 79%*
Multiracial70% to 79%*90% or more*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Granite Bay High students in 2016 was 1218.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 86th in California

648 out of 1,054 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (61%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 10% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 71st in California

Granite Bay High offers 20 AP courses. 39 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Granite Bay High had 813 taking AP exams with a 700 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 86% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 39% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 32%
AP Courses Offered 20

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

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

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0


Granite Bay High
1 Grizzly Way
Granite Bay, CA

10 out of 10 1


Roseville Joint Union High
Roseville, CA