Glendale Unified School District serves nearly 26,000 students in preschool through 12th grade and beyond. Located in the City of Glendale, our district serves Glendale, a small portion of the City of La Cañada-Flintridge, and unincorporated Los Angeles County communities of La Crescenta and Montrose. Glendale Unified is made up of 20 elementary schools, four middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, one magnet high school, one continuation high school, a developmental center for multi-handicapped students, and numerous child care centers serving preschool or school-age children. Nine Glendale Unified schools have earned the U.S. Department of Office of Education’s highest designation, the National Blue Ribbon. Additionally, 26 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. Glendale Unified has been named an Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll District for three consecutive years.
With more than 3,000 teachers, administrators, and support staff, Glendale Unified is one of the area’s largest employers. A five-member, elected Board of Education governs our district and appoints a superintendent who is in charge of daily operations. Trustees are elected to four-year terms. A non-voting student representative is appointed each fall and serves during the school year.
In Glendale Unified School District, we prepare our students for their future.