PROFICIENCY 29% 25% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
47%Los Angeles
38%California

Sylmar Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in Los Angeles, CA. There are a total of 2,065 students and 78 teachers at Sylmar Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 1,295 free lunch students and 193 reduced lunch students.

Sylmar Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.5%, which is 25% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2065
Teachers78
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch1295
Reduced lunch193

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment396
Taking some courses258
Taking some courses (not tests)140
Passing some courses44
Passing no courses204

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 Sylmar Senior High, there are a total of 396 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 258 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School12%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45%

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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Sylmar Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 1.9% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.0% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 93.6% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.1% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Los Angeles demographics profile

StatisticLos AngelesCaliforniaNational
Population3,918,87238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8,36223291
Median age35.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English40%56%79%
Speak Spanish43%29%13%

Education level achieved in Los Angeles

IndexLos AngelesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Sylmar Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.