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

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. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade A minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

About

Enrolling

Grades
PK, K-12
Students
5,675
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 5,800 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 4,000+ 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
1280
1,066 responses
Average ACT
29
260 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

Special Programs: Service All Students

academic spotlight

GHC won a Gold Ribbon from the Department of Education in 2017 for our Special Education co-teaching program, and we continue to support three-quarters of our students in general education settings. Our Program is grounded in the philosophy that ALL students can learn, evidenced by an 87% graduation rate, math and foreign language completion and growth of students with special needs.

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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 minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$76,244
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,791
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$822,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 172 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 172 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 592 responses
  • Spirit Week
    16%
  • Senior Day
    13%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Football Games
    12%
  • School dances
    10%
  • Homecoming Parade
    9%
  • Pep Rally's
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,675
Free or Reduced Lunch
41%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 183 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 183 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 183 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$90,556
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 234 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 234 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 234 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. 238 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 238 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 238 responses

Granada Hills Charter Reviews

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