PROFICIENCY 44% 16% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
47%Los Angeles

Verdugo Hills 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 1,484 students and 69 teachers at Verdugo Hills Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 754 free lunch students and 161 reduced lunch students.

Verdugo Hills Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 16% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch754
Reduced lunch161


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment390
Taking some courses222
Taking some courses (not tests)167
Passing some courses8
Passing no courses215

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 Verdugo Hills Senior High, there are a total of 390 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 222 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School55-59%

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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Verdugo Hills Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 31.4% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.4% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.7% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 56.4% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Los Angeles demographics profile

StatisticLos AngelesCaliforniaNational
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 Verdugo Hills Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.