PROFICIENCY 33% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
28%South Gate
38%California

South East High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in South Gate, CA. There are a total of 2,262 students and 83 teachers at South East High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 2,059 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

South East High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 13% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2262
Teachers82.51
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch2059
Reduced lunch65

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment441
Taking some courses331
Taking some courses (not tests)115
Passing some courses53
Passing no courses272

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 South East High, there are a total of 441 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 331 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
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School48%

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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South East High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 0.2% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 98.3% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Southeast Middle School19%0.2South Gate, CA
Montara Avenue Elementary22%0.2South Gate, CA
Stanford Avenue Elementary15%0.4South Gate, CA
Madison Elementary29%0.5South Gate, CA
Animo College Preparatory Academy20%0.5Los Angeles, CA
Weigand Avenue Elementary6%0.5Los Angeles, CA
Victoria Avenue Elementary30%0.6South Gate, CA
David Starr Jordan Senior High11%0.6Los Angeles, CA
Willow Elementary20%0.7South Gate, CA
Ritter Elementary20%0.8Los Angeles, CA
Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary11%0.9Los Angeles, CA
Lincoln Elementary24%0.9Lynwood, CA

South Gate demographics profile

StatisticSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Population95,21938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,15923291
Median age31.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish89%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Gate

IndexSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school51.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college28.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The South East 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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