This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More
Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
17%
State avg: 50%
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English
34%
State avg: 48%
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Math
17%
State avg: 37%
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4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
74%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
42%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1181
State avg: 1473
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Equity
2/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
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Hispanic
91%
Black
7%
Asian
1%
White
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Filipino
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
323 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
87%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
1500 West Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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