PROFICIENCY 45% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Norwalk-La Mirada Unified
46%La Mirada
38%California

La Mirada High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Norwalk-La Mirada Unified" in La Mirada, CA. There are a total of 2,145 students and 86 teachers at La Mirada High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 764 free lunch students and 199 reduced lunch students.

La Mirada High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.0%, which is 18% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2145
Teachers86.25
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch764
Reduced lunch199

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 La Mirada High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All26%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School26%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School64%

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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La Mirada High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 22.0% 10.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.4% 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.9% 6.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 63.8% 79.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
La Pluma Elementary50%0.4La Mirada, CA
Reginald M. Benton Middle School35%0.6La Mirada, CA
Eastwood Elementary56%0.8La Mirada, CA
John Foster Dulles Elementary37%1.0La Mirada, CA
Los Coyotes Middle School41%1.0La Mirada, CA
Gardenhill Elementary56%1.1La Mirada, CA
Granada Middle School51%1.1East Whittier, CA
Escalona Elementary54%1.2La Mirada, CA
Arlie F. Hutchinson Middle School47%1.2La Mirada, CA
Meadow Green Elementary51%1.2East Whittier, CA
Scott Avenue Elementary44%1.3East Whittier, CA
Rancho-starbuck Intermediate61%1.6East Whittier, CA

La Mirada demographics profile

StatisticLa MiradaCaliforniaNational
Population49,13038,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,28123291
Median age39.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish26%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Mirada

IndexLa MiradaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The La Mirada High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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