PROFICIENCY 43% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Nevada Joint Union High
44%Grass Valley
38%California

Nevada Union High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Nevada Joint Union High" in Grass Valley, CA. There are a total of 1,732 students and 79 teachers at Nevada Union High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 452 free lunch students and 152 reduced lunch students.

Nevada Union High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.5%, which is 12% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1732
Teachers79.26
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch452
Reduced lunch152

 

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 Nevada Union 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

GradeProficiency
All30%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55%

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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Nevada Union High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 84.1% 84.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 1.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.1% 8.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.5% 1.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 3.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bitney College Preparatory High50%0.9Grass Valley, CA
Lyman Gilmore Middle School33%1.6Grass Valley, CA
Deer Creek Elementary55%1.6Nevada City, CA
Seven Hills Intermediate46%1.6Nevada City, CA
Nevada City Charter25%1.6Nevada City, CA
Margaret G. Scotten Elementary30%1.7Grass Valley, CA
Grass Valley Charter52%1.7Grass Valley, CA
Bell Hill Academy46%1.8Grass Valley, CA
Forest Charter35%2.0Nevada City, CA
Twin Ridges Home Study Charter35%2.2Nevada City, CA
Union Hill Elementary32%2.5Grass Valley, CA
Union Hill Middle School45%2.6Grass Valley, CA

Grass Valley demographics profile

StatisticGrass ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population12,86138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,45023291
Median age47.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English90%56%79%
Speak Spanish7%29%13%

Education level achieved in Grass Valley

IndexGrass ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Nevada Union 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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