PROFICIENCY 29% 24% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
28%South Gate
38%California

South Gate Senior 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 2,832 students and 94 teachers at South Gate Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 31 to 1. There are a total of 2,104 free lunch students and 316 reduced lunch students.

South Gate Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 24% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2832
Teachers93.75
Student/Teacher ratio31:1
Free lunch2104
Reduced lunch316

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Gate Senior High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School44%

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 Gate Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 0.3% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.1% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 98.6% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.1% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Independence Elementary30%0.3South Gate, CA
San Gabriel Avenue Elementary25%0.5South Gate, CA
Victoria Avenue Elementary30%0.6South Gate, CA
Stanford Avenue Elementary15%0.6South Gate, CA
State Street Elementary16%0.6Huntington Park, CA
Madison Elementary29%0.7South Gate, CA
Willow Elementary20%0.7South Gate, CA
South Gate Middle School24%0.8South Gate, CA
Liberty Boulevard Elementary26%0.8South Gate, CA
San Miguel Elementary22%0.8South Gate, CA
Montara Avenue Elementary22%0.9South Gate, CA
South East High33%1.0South Gate, 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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