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A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

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Reviews from schools in La Canada Unified
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Parent / Guardian
March 01, 2021
The school is completely over-rated. I put three kids through the school and I never felt they were getting any kind of exceptional instruction. I, as did many other parents, had to hire tutors to... More
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Current student
January 27, 2021
I'll start off with the bullying: There is none. I've been at the school for 4 years now, and have never been bullied nor know anyone who has been bullied. Everyone is nice and helpful to each other,... More
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 20, 2020
I attended La Canada High School from the early to mid ‘80’s (class of ‘85). It was an awesome experience, and the standards regarding achieving academic excellence were high. Was a fun environment... More
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