PROFICIENCY 52% 35% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Torrance Unified

North High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Torrance Unified" in Torrance, CA. There are a total of 1,956 students and 76 teachers at North High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 628 free lunch students and 209 reduced lunch students.

North High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.5%, which is 35% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch628
Reduced lunch209


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 North 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

High School38%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65%

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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North High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 16.0% 29.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 10.7% 6.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 32.9% 35.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.5% 26.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Torrance demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,19423291
Median age41.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%52%55%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Torrance

Completed 8th grade93.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The North 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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