Glendora Unified Ranked Among Best School Districts in Los Angeles County


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Glendora Unified School District ranks in the top twenty school districts in Los Angeles County according to and its “2022 Best School Districts in Los Angeles County” rankings. GUSD and its 10 schools and more than 7,000 students rank number 17 in L.A. County, which consists of 80 K-12 school districts,  and is #49 as far as best school districts in all of California, which has more than 1,000  districts.


“This is a true testament to the extraordinary work of our teachers, staff, students, and community,” said Glendora Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Penelope DeLeon. “I’m not surprised, and the recognition feels even more rewarding considering what our schools and community have accomplished together in the midst of a pandemic.”


Glendora Unified received “A” marks in Academics, Teachers, Administration, Diversity, College Prep, Health and Safety, and Sports. Highlighting the “Sports” category, the Glendora High School football team just completed a historic 10-0 perfect regular season. 


Other Top Glendora Unified School District Rankings in Los Angeles County According to the Niche 2022 Rankings:


  • Best School Districts for Athletes: #12
  • Best Places to Teach: #14
  • Districts with the Best Teachers: #19
  • Most Diverse: #12
  • Safest School Districts: #26


According to Niche, it “ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.”


“Glendora Unified School District is made up of a community of educators who value resources, collaboration, and development, one review shared. “While attending Glendora High School, I was impressed by teachers and directors who valued the student as a whole. Teachers take their job seriously, and strive to invest in their students, helping them grow academically, mentally, and socially. Glendora Unified is a great district, highly sought after.”

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