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La Canada High School
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  • Public
  • LA CANADA, CA

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Report Card

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

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La Canada High School is a top rated, public school located in LA CANADA, CA. It has 2,069 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading.

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La Canada High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
89%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1360
543 responses
Average ACT
31
240 responses
AP Enrollment
52%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$175,788
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,858
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,518,000
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
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 32 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 78 responses
  • Senior Dress Up Day on the day of an Assembly
    27%
  • All the senior activities
    21%
  • Senior Trip to Catalina Island
    19%
  • Graduation
    14%
  • Senior Girls TP Night
    9%
  • none because our school has NO school spirit
    3%
  • Homecoming
    1%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,069
Free or Reduced Lunch
5%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 37 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 37 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 37 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$94,097
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.9%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,046 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 55 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 55 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 55 responses

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