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Granada Hills Charter
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  • Public, Charter
  • GRANADA HILLS, CA

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School is operating online through the fall and all events and in-person activities are cancelled. Visit the COVID-19 Updates page on our website to read the most recent communications from the School. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

About

Enrolling

Grades
PK, K-12
Students
5,124
From Granada Hills Charter

Granada Hills Charter prepares students to take charge of their future. Led by a group of visionary leaders, teachers and parents, the school first opened in 1960 and converted to an independent charter school in 2003. With its fiscal, governance and instructional program independence, the GHC community has created a powerful learning environment in which all students are able to thrive.

Today, Granada Hills Charter High School is one of the largest independent charter high schools in the country with more than 4,750 students walking the breezeways on two sites, the Zelzah main campus and the Devonshire campus (formerly Pinecrest School). GHC continues to serve students and families who reside within the pre-charter residential attendance boundary and provides open enrollment to all others. Each year we have a long waiting list of 2,000+ hopeful students seeking the excellent and diverse curricular, extracurricular, and athletic opportunities of a vibrant comprehensive high school.

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Granada Hills Charter Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1260
1,376 responses
Average ACT
29
355 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$62,142
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,450
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$636,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 149 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 149 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 543 responses
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • Senior Day
    14%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Football Games
    11%
  • School dances
    10%
  • Homecoming Parade
    10%
  • Pep Rally's
    9%

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Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,124
Free or Reduced Lunch
52%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 160 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 160 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 160 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$90,556
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 211 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 211 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 211 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,506 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 215 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 215 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 215 responses

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