PROFICIENCY 18% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Long Beach Unified
24%Long Beach

Jordan High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Long Beach Unified" in Long Beach, CA. There are a total of 3,367 students and 133 teachers at Jordan High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 2,248 free lunch students and 409 reduced lunch students.

Jordan High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.5%, which is 54% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch2248
Reduced lunch409


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment301
Taking some courses257
Taking some courses (not tests)45
Passing some courses47
Passing no courses199

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 Jordan High, there are a total of 301 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 257 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School8%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School27%

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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Jordan High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.0% 15.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 21.7% 14.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.5% 11.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 67.2% 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.2% 1.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Long Beach demographics profile

StatisticLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)9,33923291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%

Education level achieved in Long Beach

IndexLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school77.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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