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46%
  • Laurel Street Elementary
  • 1321 W. Laurel St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 567
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
41%
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • 2508 E. 133rd St., Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 624
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
37%
  • Anderson Elementary
  • 2210 E. 130th St., Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
31%
  • Burschool Elementary
  • 2505 W. 156th St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 473
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
29%
  • Clinton William Jefferson
  • 6500 Compton Blvd., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 1,018
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
28%
  • Tibby Elementary
  • 1400 W. Poplar St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
27%
  • Rosecrans Elementary
  • 1301 N. Acacia Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
26%
  • Dickison Elementary
  • 905 N. Aranbe St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 710
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
25%
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • 1101 S. Dwight St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 463
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
24%
  • Carver Elementary
  • 1425 E. 120th St., Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 379
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
22%
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • 700 N. Bradfield Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 749
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
21%
  • Foster Elementary
  • 1620 N. Pannes St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 815
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
21%
  • Kelly Elementary
  • 2320 E. Alondra Blvd., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 775
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
21%
  • Mayo Elementary
  • 915 N. Mayo Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 664
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
20%
  • Emerson Elementary
  • 1011 E. Caldwell St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
20%
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • 1667 E. 118th St., Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 263
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
20%
  • Ralph Bunche Elementary
  • 16223 S. Haskins Ln., Carson
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
19%
  • Martin Luther King Elementary
  • 2270 E. 122nd St., Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 520
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
18%
  • Enterprise Middle School
  • 2600 W. Compton Blvd., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 429
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
17%
  • Compton High
  • 601 S. Acacia St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,060
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
16%
  • Washington Elementary
  • 1421 N. Wilmington Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 414
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
15%
  • Vanguard Learning Center
  • 13305 S. San Pedro St., West Rancho Dominguez
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
15%
  • Dominguez High
  • 15301 S. San Jose Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,064
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
14%
  • Robert F. Kennedy Elementary
  • 1305 S. Oleander St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 635
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
14%
  • Walton Middle School
  • 900 W. Greenleaf Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
14%
  • Roosevelt Middle School
  • 1200 E. Alondra Blvd., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 817
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
13%
  • Davis Middle School
  • 621 W. Poplar St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 872
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
11%
  • Whaley Middle School
  • 14401 S. Gibson Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 742
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
11%
  • Bunche Middle School
  • 12338 Mona Blvd., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
10%
  • Mckinley Elementary
  • 14431 Stanford Ave., West Rancho Dominguez
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 351
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
9%
  • Willowbrook Middle School
  • 2601 N. Wilmington Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
8%
  • Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary
  • 1450 W. El Segundo Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 472
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
7%
  • Centennial High
  • 2606 N. Central Ave., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 908
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
n/a
  • Compton Community Day High
  • 2300 W. Caldwell St, Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 10
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
n/a
  • Cesar Chavez Continuation High
  • 12501 N. Wilmington, Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
n/a
  • Harriet Tubman High
  • 12501 N. Wilmington, Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • 12501 N. Wilmington, Willowbrook
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 23
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
n/a
  • Compton Community Day Middle School
  • 2300 W. Caldwell St., Compton
  • Compton Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 2
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
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Compton school information

IndexComptonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores19%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools368,30879,221
Total private schools213,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools31,0857,963
The Compton, CA educational system consists of 36 public schools, 21 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Compton public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 49% lower than than the California average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Compton public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 61.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 58.8% have completed high school, 8.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Compton

IndexComptonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade61.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school58.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college34.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%

Compton, CA School Districts

Compton Unified School District

Listed above are Compton Unified School District, Compton schools. To customize your list of Compton Unified School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Compton Unified School District schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
Compton, CA97,74019%60%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Albany, NY98,42534%30%
Renton, WA98,49945%9%
Vista, CA98,56032%34%
Arden-Arcade, CA96,89832%34%
San Angelo, TX98,69462%25%
Compton, CA97,74019%60%
Source: The Compton, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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