Glendale Unified School District

District Overview

    GUSD is comprised of 32 schools serving more than 26,000 students in transitional kindergarten through 12th grade. Nine GUSD schools have earned the U.S. Office of Education’s highest designation, the National Blue Ribbon. Additionally, 26 GUSD schools have been recognized as California Distinguished Schools and 17 of our district’s 18 Title I schools have been named Title I Achieving Schools. GUSD has been named an Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll District for three consecutive years. This year, Mann Elementary received the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Golden Bell Award for implementation of their PLC Plus program.
    At GUSD, we prepare our students for their future.
    Mission Statement
    The Glendale Unified School District provides a high quality education that addresses the unique potential of each student in a safe, engaging environment.
    District Demographics
    Over the past two decades, Glendale has become one of the most culturally diverse cities in California. GUSD students come from a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds and speak more than 52 languages.
    Student Ethnicity
    Caucasian (includes Armenian, European, Middle Eastern, and North African) 55.4% 
    Hispanic/Latino  23.0% 
    Asian (includes Filipino)   17.8% 
    African American/Black   1.2% 
    American Indian/Alaskan Native   0.2% 
    Pacific Islander   0.1% 
    Multiple Races/Declined to State   2.3%  
    English Learners  24.0%  
    Free/Reduced Lunch  54.8%  
    Students with Special Needs  10.6%