PROFICIENCY 86% 126% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 11 in Hawthorne
  • Ranked #1 of 20 in Hawthorne
  • Ranked #76 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages

Hawthorne Math And Science Academy is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Hawthorne" in Hawthorne, CA. There are a total of 565 students and 24 teachers at Hawthorne Math And Science Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 373 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

Hawthorne Math And Science Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 86.0%, which is 126% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch373
Reduced lunch61


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment181
Taking some courses181
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses139
Passing no courses32

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 Hawthorne Math And Science Academy, there are a total of 181 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 181 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School75-79%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All>= 95%
High School>= 95%

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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Hawthorne Math And Science Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 3.3% 2.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 10.2% 20.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 11.2% 4.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 73.3% 70.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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Hawthorne demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)14,29223291
Median age32.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%52%55%
Speak English40%56%79%
Speak Spanish50%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hawthorne

Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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