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Granada Hills Charter High School is a public, charter, magnet school in San Fernando Valley Township, California. It has 4,135 students in grades 8-12. According to state standards, 78% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 853 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

10535 Zelzah Ave
Granada Hills, CA 91344
(818) 360-2361

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 853 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: The school is very safe and staff and teachers are making every effort possible to end any type of bullying. Students are helping as much as they can, and when one time me and a handful of my friends got into a heated argument, several other students came to ask one of my friends if he is bullied, because it looked that way.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Food: I have never had a reason to complain about timing of lunch. It comes exactly when you need it, and you can have variety of food including different types of salads, different types of sandwiches, three types of pizza, apples, watermelons, etc.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The single most often detention cause is the Dress Code Violation, because the staff is very strict about it, and they will 9 out of 10 people who violate Dress Code. As for the actual helpfulness of the staff and counselors, they will always find time and they will be understanding and helpful. If they won't know something, they will quickly find out in order to help student in need.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Many people attend football games and will cherish the idea that GHCHS won the game, but outside of the field school spirit is rarely seen, and often freshmen and even sophomores will not know the dates of the games, if they won't ask about them themselves.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: In the past three years I have not found a single example of a teacher who would not be knowledgeable. They go above and beyond to explain every single thing, and if it actually happens that they don't know something, they will check it, and they will explain it to the class.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Alfred Bernhard Nobel Middle School 2 mi. 2,367
3.00 John F. Kennedy High School 2 mi. 3,015
4.00 Grover Cleveland High School 3 mi. 3,868
3.00 James Monroe High School 3 mi. 2,749
2.66 Chatsworth Senior High School 4 mi. 2,940

Around Granada Hills Charter High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Student Diversity

Granada Hills Charter High School United States Alfred Bernhard Nobel Middle School Chatsworth Senior High School Grover Cleveland High School James Monroe High School John F. Kennedy High School
Hispanic 36.0% 24.5% 37.0% 54.0% 62.0% 85.0% 78.0%
White 31.0% 51.6% 32.0% 19.0% 14.0% 3.0% 8.0%
Asian 25.0% 4.7% 23.0% 16.0% 16.0% 6.0% 7.0%
African American 4.0% 15.2% 5.0% 7.0% 5.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 24.9%
Grade 10 26.9%
Grade 11 24.6%
Grade 12 23.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 67 responses

  • 84% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 28% Academics
  • 22% Activities
  • 15% Sports
  • 13% Student Body
  • 10% Faculty
  • 8% Yearbook
  • 5% Resources for Students

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 50 responses

  • 22% Seagulls
  • 22% If you're late, you are not allowed to go to class
  • 13% Dress code!
  • 12% Detention
  • 10% Some faculty are way too strict
  • 9% A lot of homework
  • 5% Compeition among students
  • 5% Open lunch only for seniors
  • 1% Administrators don't care about the students

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 48 responses

  • 56% Academic Decatholon team has won 3 times
  • 17% Has higher graduation rates than others
  • 15% Best charter school in the country
  • 6% More students go to top ten universities
  • 4% The opportunities it offers
  • 2% The IB program.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 40% Hardworking, dedicated,overall amazing a bit peppy
  • 21% Hardworking
  • 17% Dedication
  • 13% Opportunities!
  • 9% Run like a buisness

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 38% All Classes are Hard (even those considered easy)
  • 33% Study for those grades
  • 19% Be interactive with teachers and counselors
  • 6% Academically challenging with fun
  • 4% All classes are hard but most are fun

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 24% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.