PROFICIENCY 54% 42% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%William S. Hart Union High
40%Santa Clarita

Golden Valley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "William S. Hart Union High" in Santa Clarita, CA. There are a total of 2,086 students and 88 teachers at Golden Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 695 free lunch students and 157 reduced lunch students.

Golden Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.0%, which is 42% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch695
Reduced lunch157


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

High School37%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School71%

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

Caucasian 24.3% 45.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 8.4% 4.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 11.8% 11.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 51.5% 35.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 3.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Santa Clarita demographics profile

StatisticSanta ClaritaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,10323291
Median age37.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English56%56%79%
Speak Spanish27%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Clarita

IndexSanta ClaritaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.6%1.6%1.3%
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