District Overview

  • The Glendale Unified School District provides a high quality education that addresses the unique potential of each student in a safe, engaging environment.
    Glendale Unified School District is comprised of 31 schools serving more than 26,000 students in transitional kindergarten through 12th grade. GUSD provides a well-rounded education to our diverse student population by offering a wide range of innovative educational programs on campuses that are safe and secure.
    At GUSD, we prepare our students for their future.

    District Demographics

    Over the past two decades, Glendale has become one of the most culturally diverse cities on 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%