PROFICIENCY 36% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Merced Union High
26%Merced
38%California

Golden Valley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Merced Union High" in Merced, CA. There are a total of 1,785 students and 83 teachers at Golden Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 1,228 free lunch students and 179 reduced lunch students.

Golden Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 7% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1785
Teachers82.6
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch1228
Reduced lunch179

 

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 Golden Valley 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
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School23%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School48%

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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Golden Valley High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 18.0% 18.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.6% 4.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 15.1% 11.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 58.5% 63.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 1.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Charles Wright Elementary26%0.9Merced, CA
Weaver Middle School27%1.0Merced, CA
Pioneer Elementary28%1.0Merced, CA
Ada Givens Elementary22%1.2Merced, CA
Herbert Hoover Middle School18%1.4Merced, CA
Don Stowell Elementary13%1.4Merced, CA
Farmdale Elementary22%1.7Merced, CA
John Muir Elementary29%1.9Merced, CA
Luther Burbank Elementary33%2.0Merced, CA
Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary41%2.2Merced, CA
Tenaya Middle School15%2.4Merced, CA
Merced High45%2.5Merced, CA

Merced demographics profile

StatisticMercedCaliforniaNational
Population13,70338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,72923291
Median age29.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English12%56%79%
Speak Spanish66%29%13%

Education level achieved in Merced

IndexMercedCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade52.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school51.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college35.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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