Nevada Joint Union High


The Nevada Joint Union High school district in California encompasses five high schools, serving students in grades 9-12. The district's schools range in performance, with William & Marian Ghidotti High standing out as an exceptional institution, ranked 62nd out of 2,335 California high schools and earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, Silver Springs High (Continuation) faces significant challenges, with extremely low test scores, a high dropout rate, and a very high chronic absenteeism rate.

Academically, William & Marian Ghidotti High and Bear River High are the top performers, with a majority of 11th-grade students proficient or better in English Language Arts/Literacy, Mathematics, and Science. The district's schools have a predominantly white student population, with Hispanic students making up the second-largest racial group. Graduation rates also vary, with William & Marian Ghidotti High and Bear River High boasting the highest 4-year graduation rates at 97.2% and 96.4%, respectively.

The data suggests a potential relationship between student-teacher ratios and academic outcomes, with the schools with the lowest ratios, such as Silver Springs High (Continuation) and North Point Academy, tending to have better academic performance and lower dropout rates. This observation highlights the importance of personalized attention and smaller class sizes in supporting student success.

District Detail

 11645 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945-5024

 (530) 273-3351

SchoolDigger Rank:
573rd of 1563 California districts

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Grades served: 9-12
Students: 2,481

Primary Schools: 0
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 5
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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