Downey High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Downey Unified" in Downey, CA. There are a total of 4,230 students and 167 teachers at Downey High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 1,830 free lunch students and 753 reduced lunch students.
Downey High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.0%, which is 18% higher than the California average.
|Taking some courses||461|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||77|
|Passing some courses||334|
|Passing no courses||117|
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 Downey High, there are a total of 536 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 461 taking some courses.
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.
|Hispanic or Latino||86.0%||87.4%||54.1%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.3%||0.3%||0.7%||1.2%|
|Population density (sq mi)||9,125||256||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||50%||52%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||75.3%||81.1%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||74.2%||79.8%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||52.5%||61.5%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||30.1%||39.8%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||1.3%||3.9%||3.3%|