PROFICIENCY 49% 29% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
46%Grossmont Union High
43%El Cajon

Grossmont High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Grossmont Union High" in El Cajon, CA. There are a total of 2,394 students and 92 teachers at Grossmont High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 731 free lunch students and 505 reduced lunch students.

Grossmont High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.0%, which is 29% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch731
Reduced lunch505


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Grossmont High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School63%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Grossmont High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 44.3% 46.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 6.0% 7.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.9% 3.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.0% 33.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.1% 8.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Northmont Elementary34%0.8La Mesa, CA
Eje Elementary Academy Charter45%0.9El Cajon, CA
Eje Middle Academy50%0.9El Cajon, CA
Emerald Middle School26%1.1El Cajon, CA
Parkway Middle School54%1.2La Mesa, CA
Murdock Elementary55%1.4Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA
Fletcher Hills Elementary55%1.5El Cajon, CA
Chase Avenue Elementary24%1.5El Cajon, CA
College Preparatory Middle School75%1.5La Mesa, CA
Lemon Avenue Elementary52%1.6La Mesa, CA
Johnson Elementary17%1.7El Cajon, CA
Mosaica Online Academy Of Southern California50%1.8El Cajon, CA

El Cajon demographics profile

StatisticEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)33523291
Median age50.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Speak English76%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in El Cajon

IndexEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Grossmont High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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