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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Arcadia Unified School District is a top rated, public school district located in Arcadia, CA. It has 9,525 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 75% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.
About Arcadia Unified School District...
Address
150 S 3rd Ave
Arcadia, CA 91006
Telephone
(626) 821-8300

Arcadia Unified School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
75%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1340
1,076 responses
Average ACT
31
330 responses

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
9,525
Free or Reduced Lunch
20.7%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$101,222
Teachers in First/Second Year
2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$122,983,000
Expenses Per Student
$14,697/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    3%

Arcadia Unified School District Reviews

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I have been in Arcadia schools since Kindergarten. In Arcadia, I felt generally safe and understood by the students, teachers, and other adults. There are many opportunities, academic and nonacademic in Arcadia Unified schools. Though Arcadia is most known for its academics, I believe our schools have great art, sports, and extracurricular programs. At Arcadia schools, everyone will find something to their liking whether it be a club or particular class. Also, although Arcadia may be competitive, it has a very great education program. Arcadia leaves many students feeling ready, confident, and excited for college and what is yet to come. As a senior, I can proudly say that I am in AUSD!
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In recent years, the Arcadia Unified School District has worked hard to become a more involved school district. They encourage school spirit and enthusiasm; using social media as a strong platform to connect with parents, students, and alumni. They hold numerous events to help promote the values of the district and schools, allowing many students to be recognized for their achievements. Since starting high school in 2015, AUSD has grown tremendously, beginning with the distribution of Chromebooks (laptops) to all students in all grades. Due to large contributions from the community and parents, students in the AUSD system are given the resources they need to succeed.
Competitive yet ultimately rewarding, Arcadia High School prepares you for the countless obstacles that college life and beyond has to offer. As long as you're ready to take up the opportunities that come your way and work hard throughout your time here, there is nothing that you won't be ready for. The facilities are mostly new thanks to a large design overhaul in the past decade and the resources are plentiful. There is a place for everyone here!