PROFICIENCY 52% 37% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Torrance Unified
64%Torrance
38%California

Torrance 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 2,113 students and 78 teachers at Torrance High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 543 free lunch students and 164 reduced lunch students.

Torrance High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 37% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2113
Teachers78.14
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch543
Reduced lunch164

 

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 Torrance 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
All43%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School43%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All61%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School61%

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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Torrance High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 23.3% 29.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.9% 6.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 31.9% 35.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 36.6% 26.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.3% 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Torrance Elementary33%0.5Torrance, CA
Fern Elementary46%0.7Torrance, CA
Hickory Elementary72%1.1Torrance, CA
J. H. Hull Middle School40%1.1Torrance, CA
Howard Wood Elementary52%1.3Torrance, CA
Madrona Middle School60%1.3Torrance, CA
Meyler Street Elementary22%1.5West Carson, CA
John Adams Elementary54%1.5Torrance, CA
Van Deene Avenue Elementary34%1.9West Carson, CA
Jefferson Middle School57%2.1Torrance, CA
Stephen M. White Middle School25%2.1Carson, CA
Joseph Arnold Elementary69%2.2Torrance, CA

Torrance demographics profile

StatisticTorranceCaliforniaNational
Population147,30738,654,206318,558,162
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

IndexTorranceCaliforniaNational
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 Torrance 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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