General Information | Indicators of Excellence
Families often look for housing in Glendale and the Foothills communities because they hear Glendale schools have an excellent reputation. Here are just a few of the recent "Indicators of Excellence" contributing to the success of the schools:
National Blue Ribbon Schools
Nine district schools have earned the U.S. Office of Education’s highest designation for a public school, the National Blue Ribbon.
State Distinguished Schools
Twenty-four of the district’s campuses have received California’s highest award for excellence, the State Distinguished School. Earning the designation as a State Distinguished School means completing a rigorous evaluation that includes academic achievement, quality of instruction, school leadership, parent involvement, and school-community partnerships.
Eleven of Glendale public schools' 18 Title I schools have been named a Title I Achieving School.
Teachers of the Year