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Outstanding schools operated by the La Cañada Unified School District

Outstanding schools operated by the La Cañada Unified School District

Excellent educational opportunities are available to homebuyers looking for a new home in La Cañada Flintridge. It’s always a huge boost when your hometown school system—in this case, the La Cañada Unified School District—is recognized as one of California’s best.

Serving more than 4,100 students in three elementary schools and one combined middle and high school, the LCUSD delivers top-rated education at the primary and secondary levels. Niche.com ranks it 9th best out of the 487 school districts in California, as well as 4th among school districts serving the Greater Los Angeles area.

GreatSchools.com notes its students’ academic proficiencies as 85% in Math and 89% in English. Niche.com reports nearly the exact same ratings, with 85% proficiency in Math and 88% proficiency in reading.

In terms of preparedness for college, the LCUSD tallies impressive numbers as well. The district has a 97% high school graduation rate, with SAT and ACT scores averaging at 1350 and 30, respectively, according to data from Niche.com.

In comparison, the national average SAT score is 1059, while the national average ACT score is 20.7.

Learn more about the individual schools comprising the La Cañada Unified School District below:

La Cañada Elementary School
4540 Encinas Drive

  • GreatSchools.com rating: 10/10
  • Niche.com rating: A+

The home of the Lions, La Cañada Elementary serves 645 students from the Kindergarten through Grade 6 levels. With 91% reading and 90% math proficiencies, this school ranks 57th out of 5,914 public elementary schools in California on Niche.com.

Palm Crest Elementary School
5025 Palm Drive

  • GreatSchools.com rating: 10/10
  • Niche.com rating: A+

Palm Crest provides education to 645 students at the primary K-6 levels. Based on state test scores, at least 87% of its students are proficient in math, while 91% are proficient in reading. This school is ranked 32nd out of 5,914 public elementary schools in the state.

Paradise Canyon Elementary School
471 Knight Way

  • GreatSchools.com rating: 10/10
  • Niche.com rating: A+

La Cañada 7/8 High School
4463 Oak Grove Drive

  • GreatSchools.com rating: 10/10
  • Niche.com rating: A+

While part of La Cañada High School, the middle school level is distinguished as La Cañada 7/8.

La Cañada High School
4463 Oak Grove Drive

  • GreatSchools.com rating: 10/10
  • Niche.com rating: A+

Home to 2,079 students at the secondary level, including the middle school grades, La Cañada High School is a highly rated and reputable local school. It falls within California’s top 20 best college prep high schools according to Niche.com, which ranks it 18th out of a total of 1,371 schools.

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