Grant Union High School in Sacramento, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,984
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    242 3.7
  • Ranking

Grant Union High School is a public coed school in Sacramento, California. It has 1,984 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 32% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 242 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1400 Grand Ave
Sacramento, CA 95838
(916) 566-3450

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 242 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: Most of students has an opportunity to be in a club so they are very involve in school. Sometime during events student can fundraise money for their club if they needed money for a field trip. Some of our academy also helps by making choices for the school like Geo.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Academics: At grant union high school there are many types of classes that are offered like the Geo academy or the CJ academy which are the path that students can take rather than regular classes. Scheduling process doesnt take long but could be confusing and difficult if you want to change a class. Some of our teachers offers an study day where they stay afterschool for a few minutes to help the student with their work and answer question that the students might have.l
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The level of involvement of the students, staff, and parents in the community to help foster the education and the experiences of the student body.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Often times teachers will go above and beyond for their students
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: We don't really have any security but we feel safe at the school knowing that there are teachers and security guards around. Bullying doesn't seem to be much of a problem in our but it could be that I just don't see it.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.66 Rio Linda High School 3 mi. 1,751
2.33 Heritage Peak Charter School 4 mi. 1,103
2.66 Natomas High School 3 mi. 1,077
Community Outreach Academy 4 mi. 1,472
4.00 Natomas Charter School 4 mi. 1,492

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

Gender

Gender
Female 46%
Male 53%

Student Diversity

Grant Union High School United States California Community Outreach Academy Heritage Peak Charter School Natomas Charter School Natomas High School Rio Linda High School
Hispanic 43.0% 25.0% 53.3% 0% 25.0% 21.0% 51.0% 35.0%
African American 23.0% 15.0% 6.1% 0% 9.0% 7.0% 18.0% 8.0%
Asian 19.0% 4.8% 11.3% 1.0% 3.0% 18.0% 11.0% 14.0%
White 7.0% 51.0% 24.8% 97.0% 52.0% 36.0% 7.0% 35.0%
Pacific Islander 2.0% 0.4% 0.5% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 3.3% 0% 6.0% 15.0% 8.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.6% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.6%
Grade 10 26.5%
Grade 11 23.8%
Grade 12 19.1%

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 34 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 33% The teachers
  • 25% The education the students will receive
  • 18% The experience
  • 11% Football games
  • 7% The student spirit
  • 4% Faculty
  • 2% The food

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 41% The neighborhoog its in
  • 22% Gangs
  • 22% The food and the student behavior.
  • 12% Students lack of participation
  • 3% Nothing

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 27 responses

  • 44% Diversity
  • 30% School and Alumni spirit
  • 26% The students

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 22% We have great Pacer Pride .
  • 22% Different
  • 15% Adventurous
  • 11% Prideful
  • 11% Mediocre
  • 7% Spirited, Well known
  • 7% Eye-opener
  • 4% Love

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 48% Stay focus on your work
  • 29% Stay focus and ask question when needed.
  • 14% Don't expect an incredible experience.
  • 5% Be a kid. Have friends, smart ones.
  • 5% You'll love it here, you will be apart of a family

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.