La Canada High School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4463 Oak Grove Dr.
La Canada, CA 91011
Phone
(818) 952-4205
District
LA CANADA UNIFIED
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2085
Classroom Teachers
85

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.5% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

La Canada High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 86 43
Proficiency in Reading 89 49
Proficiency in Math 83 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 42
Proficiency in Reading 81 48
Proficiency in Math 80.64 36

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 43
Proficiency in Reading 86 55
Proficiency in Math 81 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.44
AVG FOR DISTRICT 24.05
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 347 16.6%
Grade 8 349 16.7%
Grade 9 339 16.3%
Grade 10 352 16.9%
Grade 11 361 17.3%
Grade 12 337 16.2%
Total 2085 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.0% 54.0% 25.0%
Black 0.8% 0.8% 5.9%
Hispanic 11.8% 12.3% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 31.1% 32.6% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.6% 1.5% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 1.0% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.5% 0.5% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 17,806 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,975.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.4% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.9% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 17.6% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,685 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 4.8% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.6% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 75.7% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 55.6% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.4% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.2% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 7.6% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 5.9% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.6% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 2.6% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,744 $27,502,032 56.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $627 $2,556,906 5.2%
Staff $560 $2,283,680 4.7%
General Administration $159 $648,402 1.3%
School Administration $698 $2,846,444 5.8%
Operation $1,280 $5,219,840 10.7%
Transportation $66 $269,148 0.5%
Other $658 $2,683,324 5.5%
Total Support $4,047 $16,503,666 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,193 $4,865,054 10.0%
Total Expenditures $11,984 $48,870,752 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%