Grant Union High School in Sacramento, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,984
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    253 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 253 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 253 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Academics: Well based on my experience since I take honors and AP classes, the academics here are pretty good. The teachers prepare you for whats expected on AP exams and give proper work for the subject.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Student Culture & Diversity: The student culture and diversity is beyond usual at Grant. Although we all have our differences whether you're asian, latino, african american or an LGBT member we are all like a big family. Our spirit and pride overlooks our differences and all we see are Grant Pacers.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: So many people are involved in extracurricular activities after school whether its Arts, Political, Scientific or Gaming there is always something for the students to be involved in. We have a club for everything and the amount of diversity is outstanding.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It has been great. The teachers and staff are all so loving and caring, they push you to do your best and they offer so many opportunities and aim for you to succeed. This school has the most amazing spirit and pride and I would definitely come back if I could.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Although there are some rough teachers, 90% of the ones Ive had were of high quality. Since most of my courses were honors and above their classroom atmosphere was different and better. They always showed interest and enthusiasm in teaching and were really great in keeping up with their students.

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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 36 responses

  • 83% Yes
  • 8% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 31% The teachers
  • 25% The education the students will receive
  • 18% The experience
  • 12% Football games
  • 9% The student spirit
  • 3% 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 29 responses

  • 41% Diversity
  • 31% School and Alumni spirit
  • 24% The students
  • 3% We're all a family

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 27% We have great Pacer Pride .
  • 20% Different
  • 13% Adventurous
  • 10% Mediocre
  • 10% Prideful
  • 10% Spirited, Well known
  • 7% Eye-opener
  • 3% 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 31 responses

  • 23% I love everything about this school.
  • 68% 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.