PROFICIENCY 36% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%Centinela Valley Union High
34%Lawndale
38%California

Lawndale High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Centinela Valley Union High" in Lawndale, CA. There are a total of 2,241 students and 100 teachers at Lawndale High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 1,549 free lunch students and 407 reduced lunch students.

Lawndale High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 7% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2241
Teachers99.6
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch1549
Reduced lunch407

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment543
Taking some courses493
Taking some courses (not tests)57
Passing some courses189
Passing no courses302

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 Lawndale High, there are a total of 543 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 493 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School18%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All53%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School53%

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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Lawndale High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 2.2% 2.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 15.2% 17.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.2% 3.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 75.6% 74.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.9% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 2.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Billy Mitchell Elementary24%0.3Lawndale, CA
Lucille J. Smith Elementary38%0.4Lawndale, CA
Jane Addams Middle School36%0.4Lawndale, CA
Ramona39%0.9Hawthorne, CA
William Anderson Elementary36%0.9Lawndale, CA
Leuzinger High32%0.9Lawndale, CA
Peter Burnett Elementary48%1.0Hawthorne, CA
Environmental Charter High52%1.0Lawndale, CA
Will Rogers Middle School29%1.0Lawndale, CA
Jefferson34%1.1Hawthorne, CA
Da Vinci Innovation Academy55%1.1Hawthorne, CA
Da Vinci Science72%1.1Hawthorne, CA

Lawndale demographics profile

StatisticLawndaleCaliforniaNational
Population33,16138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)16,79823291
Median age34.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English37%56%79%
Speak Spanish51%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lawndale

IndexLawndaleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade71.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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