PROFICIENCY 15% 62% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%Compton Unified
19%Compton
38%California

Dominguez High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Compton Unified" in Compton, CA. There are a total of 2,064 students and 83 teachers at Dominguez High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 1,441 free lunch students and 126 reduced lunch students.

Dominguez High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.5%, which is 62% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2064
Teachers83.3
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch1441
Reduced lunch126

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment221
Taking some courses221
Taking some courses (not tests)4
Passing some courses36
Passing no courses174

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Dominguez High, there are a total of 221 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 221 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School24%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Dominguez High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 0.1% 0.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 12.7% 17.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.1% 0.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 80.9% 74.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 6.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Mark Keppel31%0.1Paramount, CA
Clinton William Jefferson29%0.1Compton, CA
Frank J. Zamboni24%0.3Paramount, CA
Los Cerritos27%0.7Paramount, CA
Whaley Middle School11%0.8Compton, CA
Leona Jackson23%0.8Paramount, CA
Hamilton Middle School22%0.8Long Beach, CA
Wesley Gaines37%0.9Paramount, CA
Howard Tanner20%0.9Paramount, CA
Kelly Elementary21%1.0Compton, CA
Janie P. Abbott Elementary28%1.2Lynwood, CA
Roosevelt Elementary22%1.3Compton, CA

Compton demographics profile

StatisticComptonCaliforniaNational
Population97,74038,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9,74623291
Median age29.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English37%56%79%
Speak Spanish61%29%13%

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%
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