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
English
21%
State avg: 48%
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Math
9%
State avg: 37%
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Science
26%
State avg: 55%
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5/10
College readiness
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Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(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 school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
43%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
100%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1139
State avg: 1473
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5/10
Academic progress

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

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
55%
Black
45%
Two or more races
<1%
Filipino
<1%
White
<1%
Asian
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
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Neighborhood
12714 South Avalon Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90061
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Last modified: September 8, 2017
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