PROFICIENCY 86% 124% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
83%La Canada Unified
83%La Cañada Flintridge

La Canada High is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "La Canada Unified" in La Cañada Flintridge, CA. There are a total of 2,102 students and 87 teachers at La Canada High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 12 free lunch students and 10 reduced lunch students.

La Canada High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 85.5%, which is 124% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch12
Reduced lunch10


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment674
Taking some courses596
Taking some courses (not tests)70
Passing some courses500
Passing no courses87

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 La Canada High, there are a total of 674 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 596 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School79%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School89%

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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La Canada High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 56.3% 54.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 25.9% 25.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.6% 10.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.6% 8.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Jackson Elementary20%1.1Altadena, CA
Paradise Canyon Elementary79%1.2La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Aveson Global Leadership Academy33%1.3Altadena, CA
John Muir High30%1.5Pasadena, CA
Cleveland Elementary15%1.8Pasadena, CA
La Canada Elementary83%1.9La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Scale Leadership Academy25%2.1Pasadena, CA
Washington Accelerated Elementary18%2.3Pasadena, CA
Washington Middle School15%2.3Pasadena, CA
Altadena Elementary12%2.6Altadena, CA

La Cañada Flintridge demographics profile

StatisticLa Cañada FlintridgeCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,37323291
Median age44.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%52%55%
Speak English66%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Cañada Flintridge

IndexLa Cañada FlintridgeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college92.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree79.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors75.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters35.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.3%1.6%1.3%
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